Vivian Gay Jones, age 87, of Bristol, Tenn., passed away on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at Broadmore Senior Living.

She was born December 21, 1931 in Washington County, Va., a daughter of the late Abb and Nettie Minnick Childers. Vivian lived most of her life in the Bristol area and was a former employee of Bristol Nursing Home. She was of the Baptist faith. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Billy Hall; and brother, Herbert Childers.

She is survived by her husband, John Jones; daughter, Hilda Canter and husband Ronnie; brother, Ben Childers; sisters, Lottie Sheffield and Peggy Grayson; several nieces and nephews; and special cat, Stumpy.

A graveside service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, April 11, 2019 at Forest Hills Memory Gardens with Chaplain Tom Edwards officiating.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to Broadmore Senior Living and Amedisys Hospice for all their care.

Online condolences may be registered at Arrangements have been made with Weaver Funeral Home and Cremation Services.