|Birth: ||Nov. 22, 1920|
|Death: ||Feb. 20, 2010|
Viva Lucille Record, 89, passed away peacefully Saturday, Feb. 20, 2010.
She was born Nov. 22, 1920, in Metalton, Ark. and had been a long time resident of Greenfield. She started her career as a cook and waitress at the Star Café in Greenfield. She went on to manage the King City Bowling Alley restaurant and the Sip N Snack restaurant in Greenfield.
Viva was a member of TOPS, The Tumbleweeds Club, and the Silver Kings and Queens for several years. She was actively involved with the Pentecostal Church in Greenfield.
She enjoyed singing, traveling, canning, sewing and spending time with her family. Viva was best known for her delicious cooking and irresistible desserts. She was independent, strong, and true to her faith. She was a gentle soul, who will be deeply missed.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Thomas Jefferson "TJ" Goodnight; daughter, Shelba Goodnight; second husband, Ben Record; brothers, Carl Harveston and Dall Harveston; and sisters, Vinnie Fulz and Vina Rehak.
Survivors: Son, Randall Goodnight and his wife, Emily of Greenfield; grandchildren Natalie (Goodnight) Lopez (Armando) of Fontana, Brian Goodnight of Santa Barbara; sister, Velma Armer of Fresno California and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, at Whitehurst Grim Chapel, 429 Bassett St., King City.
Chapel service: 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, at Grim Chapel
Burial: To follow at King City District Cemetery in King City.
Arrangements: Whitehurst Grim Funeral Service, 429 Bassett St., King City, 831-385-3241.
Published in The Salinas Californian from February 25 to February 26, 2010
Virge Harveston (1887 - 1968)
Lettie Jane Harveston (1893 - 1960)
Thomas Jefferson Goodnight (1918 - 1958)
Ben J Record (1906 - 1985)
Shelba Jean Goodnight (1938 - 1966)*
King City Cemetery
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Record added: Feb 25, 2010
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