Vivian Lee Harris Roberts, 1926-2020


Vivian Lee Harris Roberts was born on Aug. 2, 1926 to Grover C. and Hattie Tyson Harris in Quitman. She had one sister, Virginia Louise Henderson.

Vivian married the love of her life, Preston, on June 29, 1947. During their marriage of almost 65 years, Vivian and Preston lived a full and rewarding life – traveling, fishing, square dancing and raising cattle. 

Vivian graduated from Tyler Commercial College and worked 31 years for the State Department of Public Welfare.

She was a long-time member of the Myrtle Springs Baptist Church. 

Vivian was preceded in death by her parents, sister and her husband. She is survived by sisters-in- law, Madille Vaughn of Kaufman and Lola Faye Baker of Quitman; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends who will miss her smile and quick laugh.