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“I know it has been two years but I only just came across this archive about Viva's passing. I only lived in Perryville for a year and she was my 2nd...Read More »
1 of 16 | Posted by: David Wawrzyniec

“I'm sorry to hear of the passing of Mrs Flewellen. She was also my second grade Teacher 1956-57. The only year of school I never missed a day. She...Read More »
2 of 16 | Posted by: Noel Whorton

“I am so sorry for your loss. Mrs.Flewellen was a wonderful teacher and person. My thoughts and Prayers are with you. ”
3 of 16 | Posted by: Panky McNeal Gardner

“I will miss seeing Mrs Flewellen sitting in her lawn chair watering her flowers. She was a sweet lady. ”
4 of 16 | Posted by: Susan Riedmueller

“My deepest condolences to all the families. Although she was not my teacher, I was good friends with her granddaughters, Gayla & Susan, and came to...Read More »
5 of 16 | Posted by: Donna (Bull) Guzman

“I was sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. Mrs. Flewellen will forever be remembered by her former students and many friends that she leaves...Read More »
6 of 16 | Posted by: Betty Hurst

“I will always remember your mom as she was my second grade teacher at Perryville. Glad she had a long life. She will always be in our hearts. ”
7 of 16 | Posted by: Ruby Fowler Shackleford

“I am so sorry to read about aunt Viva passing away. No one called me to let me know, or I would of been there. You are all in our thoughts and...Read More »
8 of 16 | Posted by: Johnny Flewellen

“Vivian, and Vicla, My throughts and prayers go out to you in your loss of your Mom. She was my 2nd grade teacher, and I throught the world of her. I...Read More »
9 of 16 | Posted by: Jim and Carolyn Williams

“Dear Vicla, Vivian and family, Rudy & I were so sorry to learn of Viva's passing. Please know that our prayers are with each of you at this time. ...Read More »
10 of 16 | Posted by: Carol Zangerl

“Please accept my condolences. You do not know me; however, your mother's mother (Nancy Annis Gunn) and my great-grandfather, William Norman Gunn...Read More »
11 of 16 | Posted by: Kay Thomason

“Ms Vicla, Vivian and Family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Mrs. Flewellen was my Kindergarten teacher. She was kind and loving and passionately...Read More »
12 of 16 | Posted by: Anna Belk

“I am so sorry to hear of Mrs. Flewellens passing. She was my 2nd grade teacher at Perryville Grade School back in 1955-56. She was a lovely person...Read More »
13 of 16 | Posted by: Rick Shelton

“Vicla, Vivian and Families, Sorry to hear about the loss of your Mom. She will be remembered as a good teacher and a very nice lady. My best to you...Read More »
14 of 16 | Posted by: Carroll Allison

“Mrs. Flewellen was my 2nd grade teacher in 1962-63 and little did she or I know then that I would become a babysitter for all 5 of her grandchildren....Read More »
15 of 16 | Posted by: Melba (Lester) Shapley

“My thoughts and prayers are with your family at this time. As so many other people have written in this book Mrs. Flewellen was my 2nd grade teacher ...Read More »
16 of 16 | Posted by: Rosie Guffey Dixon


Viva Luvivian Flewellen, age 94, of Perryville, passed away Sunday, January 13, 2008. She was born January 20, 1913, in Antioch, Arkansas, a daughter of Filmore Rankin and Nancy Gunn Rankin. She was a retired Elementary Teacher and member of First Baptist Church Perryville.
Survivors include her daughters, Vicla and husband Bob Johnson of Minden, Louisiana, and Vivian and husband Bobby Hoyt of Perryville; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 16, at Antioch Baptist Church with Rev. Stanley Wallace officiating. Burial will be at Antioch Cemetery by Harris Funeral Home of Perryville. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 15, at the funeral home in Perryville.

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