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Vivian Vyrene Wilhite

October 4, 1928 ~ September 27, 2018 (age 89)

Vivian Vyrene Wilhite, age 89 of Beardstown, died Thursday, September 27, 2018 at Heritage Health in Beardstown.

            She was born October 4, 1928 in Beardstown, the daughter of Herb and Zelma Skiles Wells. She married James E. Wilhite and he preceded her in death on August 28, 2001.

            She is survived by two daughters Sue (husband Steve) Fischer and Debbie (husband Jim) Campbell both of Beardstown; four grandchildren; several great grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; and one sister Wanda McGovern of Beardstown.

            She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, her son Mike Wilhite, three brothers, and seven sisters.

            Vivian attended Beardstown High School and was a member of Beardstown First Congregational Church. She enjoyed taking long car rides, and most of all, she was a loving mother and grandmother.

            Graveside Memorial Services will be held at 1 PM Monday, October 1, 2018 at Oak Grove Cemetery in Beardstown, with Reverend Gladys Herzog officiating. There will be no visitation. Colwell Memorial Home in Beardstown is in charge of arrangements.

            Memorials have been suggested to the family of Vivian Wilhite. Condolences may be left online at

Donations may be made to:

Family of Vivian WIlhite
515 S. State Street, Beardstown IL 62618
Tel: 1-217-323-1100

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