Viven Maxine Bradley Smith, 87, of Searcy passed away Saturday, April 22, 2017. She was born October 27, 1929 in Rose Bud, Arkansas to the late John Henry Bradley and Rosie Smith Bradley.
She is preceded in death by three brothers; Bodad, Lloyd, and Richard Bradley, four sisters; Marie Bates, Lois Hendricks, Inez Cantrell, and Talmadge Worley as well as an infant brother and sister.
She is survived by her husband of sixty-nine years, Harold Smith, one daughter; Kay Lawson (Freddy) of Searcy, two grandchildren; Justin Lawson (Katie), and Shelley Faulkner (Mat) both of Searcy, six great grandchildren; Isaiah, Grant, and Abby Lawson, and Easton, Lawson, and Jace Faulkner all of Searcy, two sisters; Glenda Lynn (Don) of Searcy, and Carolyn McClurg (Larry) of Kokomo, Indiana, and one brother; Bill Bradley (Sharon) of Kokomo, Indiana.
Viven was a longtime member of First Assembly of God in Searcy. She was very active and involved with the church all of her life. She loved to sew and was a talented seamstress. She was also a great cook.
Most of all Viven was a devoted Christian lady who was very faithful to the Lord Jesus Christ. Viven had a servant's heart and was always willing to help and serve others. She cherished her time being involved in the activities and ministries of her church. Viven had a song in her heart that she continually sang and was familiar to others, ''Our God is a good God; He can do anything but fail.'' Viven was a loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend to many. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. She is now joyfully reunited with her parents and siblings in Heaven.
Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, April 25, 2017, at First Assembly of God in Searcy, with Pastor Rusty Blann officiating. Visitation will be held from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. Monday, April 24, 2017 at Roller-Daniel Funeral Home in Searcy. Interment will follow the service at White County Memorial Gardens.