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Vivian Faith Donelow

July 5, 1967 — January 27, 2023

Vivian Faith Donelow, 55, of Oak Hill passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Friday, January 27, 2023 at Raleigh General Hospital in Beckley.

Born July 5, 1967 in Oak Hill, WV she was the daughter of the late Rebecca Hill and family who raised her like there own John and Marina Sears.

Vivian was a proud 1986 graduate from Oak Hill High School, she was the office manager for New River Vision Care, but most of all she loved spending time with her family and her extended family.

Those left to cherish her memory include her loving husband, Joey Wayne Donelow; son, Joshua Donelow (Samantha); 3 grandchildren, Jayden Donelow, Josie Donelow, and Jaycee Donelow;3 sisters, Cathy Walker Ford (Ted), Kimberly Freeman (Donnie), and Angela Sharp; 4 brothers, John Sears (Linda), Bobby Sears (Debbie), Jimmy Sears (Kim), and Larry Sears (Susan); and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation for friends will be from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Wednesday, February 1, 2023 at Tyree Funeral Home in Oak Hill.

Funeral service will be 1:00 PM on Thursday, February 2, 2023 at Tyree Funeral Home in Oak Hill with Pastor Greg Swisher officiating. Burial will follow at Gethsemane Memorial Gardens.

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Arrangements were made by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.
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