Vivian graduated from Eastern High School and worked in retail. She was a member of Haslett Community Church and exercised with the Meridian Mall 50+ exercise group.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Albert Edward Powis, Jr., 1 daughter, 1 daughter-in-law, 1 son-in-law, and 1 grandson. She is survived by 4 children and their spouses, 12 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren.
The funeral service will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, December 16, 2016, at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel. Interment will follow in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Her family will receive friends from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Thursday and beginning at 11:00 a.m. on Friday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Heartland Hospice.