Vivian M. Renfro

Published 3:48 pm Friday, May 17, 2024

Getting your Trinity Audio player ready...

Vivian M. Renfro, 91, of Chuckey, passed away on Tuesday, May 14, 2024, at her daughter’s home. Vivian was the daughter of the late James and Mamie Johnson. 

Vivian was a member of Liberty Free Will Baptist Church. She enjoyed flowers, birds, gardening and fishing.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Reverend Arthur Renfro; son, Lee Renfro; and daughter, Beverly Joan Stuart.

Subscribe to our free email newsletter

Get the latest news sent to your inbox

Vivian M. Renfro has left behind to cherish her memory: son, Daryl Richmond Renfro; daughter, Janet Osburne and husband Billy; 10 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

The family respectfully requests the honor of your presence as we offer tribute and remember the life of Vivian M. Renfro in a funeral service to be held at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 19, at Liberty Free Will Baptist Church. Reverend D.J. Wyatt and Reverend John Buchanan will officiate. A visitation period to share memories and offer support to the family will begin at 1 p.m. Sunday and will continue until service time at Liberty Free Will Baptist Church. A graveside committal service will be held following the funeral service in Bethesda Cemetery. Those attending the committal service should meet at Liberty Free Will Baptist Church by 2:30 p.m. Sunday to go in procession to the cemetery. Serving as active pallbearers will be Daryl Renfro II, Gabe Reece, Edwin Renfro and Edwin Lee Renfro. Honorary pallbearer will be Bob Tittle. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in Vivian’s name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105; or to Free Will Baptist Ministries Foster Care, 90 Stanley Lane, Greenville, TN 37743. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family and viewed at or on our Facebook page at

These arrangements are made especially for the family and friends of Vivian M. Renfro through Valley Funeral Home, 1085 N Main Avenue, Erwin, TN 37650 (423) 743-9187.