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Vivian Evelyn (Farrell) Rover

April 10, 1936 ~ September 19, 2022 (age 86) 86 Years Old


Vivian Rover loved to dance especially the Texas two step with her partner of ten years, Melvin Rives of Bear Creek. She loved to cook and loved country music. One
of her favorite things that made her smile was being called Nana by her granddaughters and great grandchildren. She loved everyone she met. Vivian retired from UNC Hospitals in 1996.
Vivian Farrell Rover, aged 86, died Monday, September 19, 2022, after a lengthy illness at SECU Jim & Betsy Bryan Hospice House. She was born in Chatham County, NC to the late Raymond and Lillian Eubanks Farrell. She was also preceded by her husband, Albert Rover and a son, Alan Burks.
She is survived by her son, Rodney Rover and her loving daughter in law, Barbara Rover of Pittsboro, NC and granddaughters, Rebecca Rover of Pittsboro, Melissa Spinks of Ramseur, Ashley Clark, and Emma Clark of Pittsboro and five great grandchildren.
The visitation will be Wednesday, September 21, 2022, at Donaldson Funeral Home & Crematory from 6-8PM. A Graveside service will be held at Hanks Chapel Church Cemetery on Thursday, September 22, 2022, at 11 am with Rev. Bob Wachs presiding.

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Donaldson Funeral Home & Crematory is honored to serve the Rover family.


September 21, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Donaldson Funeral Home & Crematory
396 West Street
Pittsboro, NC 27312

Graveside Service
September 22, 2022

11:00 AM
Hanks Chapel Church Cemetery
125 Hanks Loop Road
Pittsboro, NC 27312


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