Vivian Valeara Reed
- Born: 15 Jul 1919, Bartlesville, OK
- Marriage (1): Frank Forrest Humphrey on 16 Sep 1937 in Clinton Mo
- Marriage (2): Unknown Wahlers
- Died: 25 Sep 2005, Raymore Health Care Center, Raymore, MO at age 86
- Buried: Crown Hill Cemetery, Sedalia, Pettis County, Missouri
VIVIAN V. HUMPHREY
Vivian V. Humphrey, 86, of Sedalia, died Sunday, September 25, 2005 at Raymore Health Care Center in Raymore. She was born at Bartlesville, OK, on July 15, 1919, a daughter of Foster F. & Laura Sharden Reed. She was raised and educated in Sedalia, graduating from Smith-Cotton High School in 1937. In 1949, she moved to Kansas City, where she lived for almost 30 years before returning to Sedalia in retirement. She had been employed by Avon Products and was an active member of the Eastern Star and VFW Ladies Auxiliary. She volunteered over 1,000 hours at Harry S. Truman Veterans Hospital in Columbia.
Mrs. Humphrey was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, Frank Humphrey, in April of 1985. She is survived by two sons, John Humphrey of Oak Grove and Jack Humphrey of Kansas City; a daughter, Roberta Adamski of Grandview; nine grandchildren; seventeen ggrandchildren; and eleven gggrandchildren. She was also predeceased by a son, Frank F. "Corky" Humphrey Jr., at a young age; four sisters, Dorothy Swearingin, Bernice Bennett, Roberta Alexander, and Elva Smith; and two brothers, Foster Reed and Tom Reed.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at McLaughlin Funeral Chapel, with Rev. John Barrett officiating. Burial will be in Crown Hill Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Mike Adamski, Rusty Adamski, Tom Goe, Ric Humphrey, Chris Kowalski, and Joe Schneider. Honorary pallbearers will be Jay Humphrey, Johnny Humphrey, Pat Humphrey, and Joe Kowalski.
Vivian Valeara Reed worked at Avon Inc as a packer.
Vivian married Frank Forrest Humphrey, son of Augustine J Humphrey and Ida Freeland, on 16 Sep 1937 in Clinton Mo. (Frank Forrest Humphrey was born on 14 Mar 1916 in Sedalia, Pettis County, Missouri and died in Apr 1985.)
Vivian next married Unknown Wahlers.