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Viva Lea Golladay

SPRINGFIELD, IL - Viva Lea Golladay, 82, died at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 10, 2014, at her home in Springfield.

She was born Jan. 23, 1932, in Springfield, to William and Anna Andolsek Kleban, II. She married Edward O. Golladay on June 30, 1951, and he preceded her in death on June 27, 2010.

Survivors include one daughter, Pam Earleywine of Springfield; two sons, James (Karen) Golladay of Kirksville, Mo., and Tony Golladay of Hornbuckle, Tenn.; four grandsons: Paul, Chris, Ryan and Tony, Jr.; two great-grandsons, Will and Sam; two brothers, William Kleban, III of Riverton and Walter (Emily) Kleban of Springfield; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; one daughter, Katherine Golladay-Pope; and one sister, Margaret Thompson.

Viva Lea was a high school graduate of Ursuline Academy. She was a member of Sacred Heart Church and a volunteer for Animal Protective League and enjoyed quilting.

Visitation: 5-7 p.m., Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at Staab Funeral Home with prayer service at 5 p.m.

Funeral Mass: 10 a.m., Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Sacred Heart Church with Father John Nolan officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Animal Protective League.

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