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June 12, 2013

Vivian Sue Reimer

TAHLEQUAH — Vivian Sue Reimer, the daughter of George and Edith Bias, was born Sept. 20, 1947, and departed from this life on May 31, 2013, in Y City, Ark., at the age of 65 years, eight months, 11 days.

Vivian grew up in the Woodall community, close to Tahlequah. She attended Woodall and Tahlequah Schools. Vivian lived and worked in California and Houston, Texas. In Texas, Vivian took art classes and became an accomplished painter.

After marrying and divorcing, she became best friends with Regina Kay Shearn and they decided to leave the hustle and bustle of big city life in Houston to reside in the peaceful community of Y City, Ark. There, she set up her “Red Barn” and sold antiques and statuaries.

Vivian always had a love for dogs. She began breeding and selling Yorkies and had kennels set up on their place at Y City. Her favorite dog was a beautiful red headed Yorkie named Delilah.

Vivian readily stated her love for the Lord and her desire to be with him and her beloved mother.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Joe V., Dallas and Dennis Bias; and sisters, Joyce Strong and Wynona Rose. Vivian is survived by her brother, George Bias and sister-in-law Martha D. Bias; nieces she called her kids, Jan Stephens and Rita Bias; nieces, Wynona Hayes, Wanda Otte, Iris Kay Rose and Marie Rose; nephews, Roger Strong, Billy Ray Waldon, Dwayne Rose, Rick Rose and David Lee; spouses of her nieces and nephews, grand nieces and nephews, and a host of friends.

Hart Funeral Home, 1506 N. Grand, (918) 456-8823.

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