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 www.weaverfuneralhome.net. Arrangements have been made with Weaver Funeral Home and Cremation Services.