Vivian Houston

Vivian L. Houston

NEWARK: A memorial service for Vivian L. Houston, 68, of Newark, will be held at 7PM, on Sunday, December 2, 2012, at the Brucker-Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N. 21st Street in Newark. Friends and family may call from 5-7PM on Sunday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Houston, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, November 25, 2012, in the emergency department of Licking Memorial Hospital. She was born January 13, 1944, in Berea, Ohio, a daughter of the late Clifford and Sadie (Curry) Woodruff. A caring and loving mother, she loved to be surrounded by her family at home. Puzzles, word games, crafts and baking would fill her time, but it was just being a mother, grandmother and great-grandmother that she lived for.

She leaves behind her children, Kenneth Houston, Jr., Angela Houston and Bob Schellenbarg, Dale Houston and Tammy Anderson, Kimberly Houston and Robert Grasso all of Newark; her beloved grandchildren, Amista Jackson, Kristi Kleckler, Randall Klecker, MaryAnna Houston, Shanna Anderson, Chase Anderson; her great-grandchildren, Zander Jackson, Kalynn Kleckler, Andrew Montgomery, Kian Monroe; her two sisters, Mary Lake and Donna Wilson both of Newark and many other extended family members.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Roy Houston, Sr. April 5, 1995.

The family requests that all guestbook condolences be signed at and click obituaries/guestbook entry.


Funeral Home

Brucker & Kishler Funeral Home
985 North 21st Street Newark, OH 43055

Published in the Advocate on Nov. 30, 2012