Vivian Shannon Miser, 79, of Midway, passed away Thursday at Johnson City Medical Center.

She retired from American Enka.

She was a loving mother and grandmother.

She is survived by her daughter: Marie Gardner; two sons and their wives: William “Hank” and Lisa Gardner, and Jesse and Darlene Miser Jr; a sister: Gail Freshour Metcalf; grandchildren: Deanna Dixon, Cody Gardner, Tracie Weeks, Dustin Miser, Justin Brown and Tiffany Miser; and several great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her father: Fred Freshour; her mother: Pauline Freshour I’dell; her husband: Frank Gardner; her husband: Jessie Miser; a son: James Gardner; a grandson: James Shannon McGinnis; sisters: Mary Dinsmore, Carolyn Hinkle, Marie Williams and Betty Ann Freshour; and brothers: Freddy, Ted and Wayne Freshour.

The family will received friends from noon until 3 p.m. Tuesday at Kiser-Rose Hill Funeral Home. The funeral service will follow at 3 p.m. in Kiser-Rose Hill Chapel with the Rev. Richard Long officiating.

Interment will follow in New Bethel Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be family and friends.

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