Vivian Richardson passed away at the age of 81 Thursday, May 14, 2020.  She was born to the late Eloise (Biech) and Norman Brooks Schram on December 8, 1938 in Bay Minette, Alabama.  She is survived by the mother who raised her, Frances Maryleen Schram.

On December 8, 1956 Vivian married Roger Richardson Sr.  In 1961 they moved to San Jose, CA until 1969 when they moved to Jackson.  They made their home and raised their two children, Diana and Roger Jr.  In 1983 she graduated from Delta College where she earned her nursing degree with honors.  She spent her twenty-year career in Jackson at both Amador Hospital and Kit Carson Convalescence. 

Vivian is survived by her son, Roger and his wife  Yvonne; three brothers, Norman (Nadean), Asa (Myra), Terry (Linda); three sisters, Wanda, Cynthia, and Clara (Patrick); two grandchildren, Matthew Vicini and Kelsey Vicini White; three step-grandchildren, Michelle, Richard, and Christopher; and six step-great-grandchildren, Aaron, Isabel, Clarie, Emily, Emmett, and Jacie.  Vivian was preceded in death by her daughter, Diana Vicini.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 33105-1905.  Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.danerimortuary.com and signing the guest book.