Vivian S. Carson, 89, of Fayetteville died Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021. 

She was born Feb. 19, 1931, in Boston, Ark., to William Kermit and Maudie Franklin Smith.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Clifton Smith and Benton Smith; one sister, June Johnston; her sister-in-law, Carol Smith; her husband, Thomas Warren Carson; and her only grandchild, Travis Dale Maguire.

She is survived by her daughter, Marilyn Maguire and husband, Dale; one great-grandchild, Ethan C. Maguire; and his mother, Lynn.

Due to Covid-19, private services were held on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021, at Fairview Memorial Gardens in Fayetteville. 

Services were entrusted to Brashears Funeral Home and Crematory of Huntsville.