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Vivian Hope Weaver

Vivian Weaver 06 29 2016Vivian Hope Weaver, age 88, of Erwin, passed away on Friday, June 24, 2016, at the Johnson City Medical Center. Vivian was a native of Unicoi County and a daughter of the late Frank Adkins and Juanita White Adkins Campbell. Vivian was a devoted wife, a most precious mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and great-great-grandmother. She was a member of Centenary United Methodist Church. Mrs. Weaver worked for Coley’s Pharmacy in her early years and later as an inspector at Hoover Ball until she retired. She was a former chaperone to the UCHS “Greatest Band in Dixie”. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Weaver was preceded in death by her husband, Sam Weaver, Jr.; one brother Charles “Butch” Campbell; and one sister Charlotte Weaver.

Vivian Adkins Weaver has left behind to cherish her memories:

Daughters: Julia Weaver Edwards, of Erwin;

Leigh Weaver and partner Lauren Annarino, of Johnson City;

Sons: Sam Weaver, III and wife Beverly, of Unicoi;

Jim Weaver and wife Sharon, of Kingsport;

Grandchildren: James “Jay” Weaver, Jr., Chasity Harness, Dustin Edwards, Kristen Treadway,

Elizabeth Weaver Trout, Isaac “Ike” Weaver, Christy Weaver Arnold, and Sam Weaver, IV.

Great-Grandchildren: Chelsey Harness, Chase Harness, Chance Harness, Charity Harness,

Tybre Faw, Grayson Edwards, Austin Edwards, Kaydee Holstein, and Kirsten Annarino;

Great-Great-Grandchild: Zaylynn Holstein

The family respectfully requests the honor of your presence as we celebrate the life of Vivian Adkins Weaver in a funeral service to be at 7:00 PM, Monday, June 27, 2016 in the chapel at Valley Funeral Home. Dr. John Kuhne will officiate. A visitation period to share memories and offer support to the family will begin at 5:00 PM and continue until service time on Monday at Valley Funeral Home and other times at the residence of Julia Weaver Edwards, 815 Fairlane Drive, Erwin. A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at 10:00 AM at Evergreen Cemetery. Those attending will meet at Valley Funeral Home on Tuesday by 9:30 AM to go in procession. Serving as pallbearers will be Vivian’s children, grandsons and great grandsons.

Condolences and memories may be shared with the family and viewed at These arrangements were made especially for the family and friends of Vivian Hope Weaver through Valley Funeral Home, 1085 N. Main Ave, Erwin, 423-743-9187.