Thursday, April 17, 2014 1:00 AM
Vivian Manning Schoeber, 76, of Flora died Monday, April 7, 2014. Services were held April 12, at Damascus Baptist Church. Burial followed at Jackson Cemetery on Cedar Hill Rd. in Flora. Vivian was born in Flora on April 1, 1938, to Earl William Manning and Mary Moulder Manning.
Earlier in life Vivian owned and operated numerous beauty shops, before she got into real estate, where she remained until 1997. She fought cancer for several years and beat it three times. She was preceded in death by her mother and father, three brothers James Alvin Manning of Flora, John Henry Manning of Jackson and Thomas Eugene Manning of Canton; two sisters Minnie Lee Burnham of Mendenhall and Sara Pauline McCary of Flora.
She is survived by her Husband William Schoeber; a brother Milbon Earl Manning (Margaret) of Flora; two stepdaughters, Candice Baldwin of Pensacola, Fla. and Kimberley Niskala (Brion) of Brandon; a host of nieces, nephews and step grandchildren. Vivian was a lifelong member of Damascus Baptist Church. Donations may be made to Damascus Baptist Church or to Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children.