Vivian Jean (Hall) Malham, 86 of Carlinville, originally from Atwater, passed away Sunday morning, December 23, 2018, at Carlinville Rehabilitation and Health Care. Vivian was born on October 7, 1932, a daughter of Oren and Velma (Jesse) Hall.
Vivian married Lynn R. Malham on August 6, 1950, in Palmyra and he preceded her in death on September 21, 1994. At the age of 50, she earned her Registered Nurses License and was certified to teach CNA classes. Not only did Vivian work as a registered nurse, but she was also a farm wife and foster mother for many years. She also served on the Macoupin County Board and was a member of Girard United Methodist Church.
Vivian is survived by her two sons, Roger L. (Mary) Malham of Shipman and Curtis E. (Kathy) Malham of Shorewood, IL; granddaughter, Ashley R. Malham-Budde of Trenton, IL; grandson, Craig (Melanie) Malham of Davenport, IA; and great-grandchildren, Renee R. Malham, Gunner Evan Budde, and Cannon Lyle Budde, all of Trenton, and Dustin, Olivia, and Mariska Malham, all of Davenport, IA.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Lynn; and daughter, Jo Ellen Malham.
Visitation was held on Friday, December 28 and funeral services were held on December 29 at the Davis Anderson Funeral Home with Rev. Richard Hazelwood officiating. Burial took place in Mayfield Memorial Park Cemetery, Carlinville. Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association or Macoupin County Public Transportation.