Vivian May Perdue

Vivian May Perdue, 89, passed away Saturday, March 6 at the Platte County Memorial Hospital in Wheatland.
Vivian was born on Thursday, Aug.  27, 1931 the daughter of Maurice Noble and Grace (Mickle) Eshom in Wheatland.
Vivan was reared and educated in Wheatland.  On June 22, 1946 she married James E. Perdue in Wheatland. They stayed in Wheatland and she raised her three beautiful children.  
Some of her hobbies included cross stitching, needle work, crocheting, baking, working in her yard where she grew beautiful flowers, roses and lilies, gambling, and playing cribbage with her son George every evening. Her and George were best buddies and did a lot together.
She is survived by her children, Linda Graves, Terry Perdue, and George Perdue all of Wheatland; grandchildren, Todd Graves of Indiana, Chris Perdue of Tennessee, and Brandon Graves of Wheatland; great grandchildren, Alex Graves of Minnesota, Shaylee Graves of Indiana, Kaitlyn Graves, Beckett Graves, Trevin Graves all of Wheatland, and Brennon Perdue of Tennessee; great-great grandchild, Zane Harbison of Minnesota; and her cat, Bones.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James E. Perdue on Feb. 10, 1993; and brothers, Bob Eshom on Feb. 12, 2002 and George Eshom on March 24, 1965.
A memorial service for Vivian will be held sometime this summer.
Gorman Funeral Homes – Platte Chapel of Wheatland is in charge of the arrangements.
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