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Viva Nell Hearn, 76
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Mrs. Viva Nell Hearn, 76, of McMinnville died Tuesday, Sept. 24, at her residence. 

She was born Jan. 11, 1943, in Bovina, MS, was a graduate of Culkin Academy, a retired phlebotomist with both Mercy and Vicksburg Medical Centers, and a member of Gibson Chapel United Methodist Church. Mrs. Hearn was preceded in death by her parents Thomas A. and Myrtice Varner Farrar, her husband Robert Lee Hearn Sr., son James Horace Hearn, and brother William (Bill) Farrar.

Survivors include her children Jeanette Boyd, Lee Hearn, and Mike (Cathy) Hearn, grandchildren James Michael (Ebonie Brown) Boyd, Miranda Hearn, Penny Hearn, and Jamie Lee Boyd, and sister Betty Myrick.

Per her request, Mrs. Hearn will be cremated. A memorial service will be announced at a later date. Online condolences may be made at

McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) Sept. 27, 2019