Vivian is survived by her children, Tim (Cecelia), Mary (Bob) Eveleigh, Colleen, John (Sherry), Sarah (Jim) Nash, Anne, Pat (Becki), Kathleen (Tom) Davis, Bridgett Knight, and Bill. She was rich in family with many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Also surviving are her sister, Janie White; twin sisters-in-law, Sally and Sue; and her four-legged friend, her Black Lab, Joey. She will also be dearly missed by her good friend, Wally, who loved to take her to the casino and go out for turkey dinners.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Dorn and Ruth Kennedy; her beloved husband of 55 years, Paisley; two sons, Tom Clark and Matthew Clark; her sister, Phyllis Aves; and her brother and sister-in-law, Carlyle and Lois Kennedy.
The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 22, 2016, at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, 3815 S. Cedar St., Lansing. The Rite of Committal will follow at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery. Her family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday at the church, where the rosary will be prayed at 7:45 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Sparrow Hospice Services or Capital Area Humane Society. Arrangements are by the Estes-Leadley Holt/Delhi Chapel.