Vivian James, age 68 of Mena, Arkansas died at her home on Tuesday, August 18, 2020. She was born Thursday, July 10, 1952 in Fort Worth, Texas to Richard Herman and Dorothy Knight Venable.
Vivian believed in the Lord and was a proud Christian woman. She spent a big part of her life caring for children, over 200 of them since 1973.
Vivian was a devoted wife and spent her time caring for her family and giving them a loving home. She enjoyed the past years caring for her children and grandchildren and was proud of each of them. She loved shopping and spending time with her family and friends.
Vivian was preceded in death by her parents, Richard and Dorothy Venable.
She is survived by her husband, Frank James of Board Camp; four sons and daughter in law, Jeremy and Melanie James of Mena, Jared James of Texas, JR James of Little Rock, and Christopher of Mena; one brother and sister in law, Tim and Tammy of Mena; two sisters and brother in law, Charlotte and Jesse of Justin, Texas, and Cynthia of Mena. Vivian has eleven grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. Vivian will be missed by many family and friends.
No services are planned at this time. Cremation arrangements are entrusted to Bowser Family Funeral Home in Mena, Arkansas.