Peaceful 06

Vivian Marie (Mathis) Merchant

April 8, 1944 ~ March 8, 2022 (age 77)


Mrs. Vivian Marie Mathis Merchant, age 77 of Carrollton, passed away peacefully, Tuesday, March 8, 2022, surrounded by her loving family.  Born into a large family in Nashville, GA, she was the daughter of the late Ruben and Polly Ann Taylor Mathis.  In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her twelve siblings: Ethel Lee Root, Norma Hall, Louise Rawson, Louelle Roland, L.B. Mathis, Wendell Mathis, Onest Mathis, Talmadge Mathis, Virgil Mathis, Aubrey Mathis, Lankford Mathis, and J. R. Mathis.

Vivian loved helping others look their best and retired as a cosmetologist.  She loved the Lord and lived her faith as a member of Journey Fellowship Baptist Church.  

Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Shannon Michelle and Ricky Dunn of Carrollton; her son and daughter-in-law, Rhett Dean and Rebecca Howell of Cartersville; her grandchildren: Emiley Sibilia, Alyssa Siblia-Lingerfelt, and Blair McGinn; and precious great-grandchildren, Rylie McGinn, Ryan McGinn, Mekenzie Lewis, and MeKayla Lewis.  Also surviving are a number of nieces and nephews.

A  homegoing celebration for Vivian Merchant will be hosted by the family at 11:00 am, on Friday, March 11, 2022, from Journey Fellowship Baptist Church with Rev. John Lemmings and Ricky Dunn officiating.

If considering floral contributions to remember Vivian, her favorite plants were gardenias and hydrangeas.  

Hutcheson-Croft Funeral Home & Cremation Service is honored to serve the Merchant family.

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Family Held Memorial Service
March 11, 2022

11:00 AM
Journey Fellowship Baptist Church
409 Center Point Road
Bremen, GA 30110

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