Viva  Nace
Viva Nace, 87, of Centerville, formerly of Ottumwa, died at 9:15 p.m. March 25, 2020 at Golden Age Care Center in Centerville.
She was born November 7, 1932 in Savannah, Iowa to Gale and Viola Harris Lunsford. She married Morris E. "Bill" Nace August 21, 1953 and he preceded her in death April 11, 2000.
A graduate of Bloomfield High School, she worked for United Federal Savings and then for her son at Centerville Travel.
She had been a member of Pickwick Church of Christ.
Surviving is her son, Randy Nace of Centerville; several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Anna Lee Jones and Mary Fleming; and a brother, Gene Lunsford.
Limited visitation will be open to friends from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday at Reece Funeral Home.
Private funeral services will be held Monday with burial in I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Bloomfield.
Memorials may be made to the American Stroke Foundation.
Published on March 26, 2020


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David Brown
Mar 29, 2020
On behalf of my sister, Martha Allen and my self we would like to extend our condolences to Vi's family. Vi and Bill [ our cousin} we wonder individuals. Our prayers are with you in this time of need.
Steve, Leta, Bridget Babb
Mar 28, 2020
We were so sorry to hear about your mother. She was a beautiful, kind, happy lady, a great neighbor and the last of the Golden Girls.
Don and Wanda Burkman
Mar 26, 2020
Viva and i were in Bloomfield high school together. My wife is her cousin, But due to the Virus, and my wife's health it is best we do not come. WE send our love and deepest sympathy .Don and Wanda Burkman.