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Hixson-Sulphur Memorial Funeral Home

2051 East Napoleon Street, Sulphur, LA

OBITUARY

Vivian Byler

May 15, 1939December 15, 2010

Vivian Elizabeth Dulaney-Byler of Hackberry, LA died Wednesday December 15, 2010 after a strong and courageous battle with cancer. Visitation will be held Sunday, December 19,2010 at the Hixson Sulphur Memorial Funeral Home from 5-8 p.m. with the reciting of the rosary at 6 p.m. Visitation will continue from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on Monday at the funeral home. A mass of Catholic Burial will be on Monday, December 20, 2010 beginning at 2 p.m. at St Peter Catholic Church in Hackberry, LA. with Father Rommel Tolentino officiating. Vivian will be laid to rest at the New Hackberry Cemetery following the service. There to welcome Vivian at Heaven’s door was her parents Burrell Dulaney and Elsie Rainwater, three of her children; Jacqueline Annette, Troy Patrick and Darcy Roxane Byler, and her sister Shirley Grace Dulaney- Sanner. Vivian was survived in death by her former husband, Lloyd Peter Byler, with whom she had five beautiful children to carry on their family legacy. Daughter Jill Byler-Harrison and husband Glenn and their children Courtland and David; son Chris Byler and wife Jennie and their children Christin and Logan. Granddaughters Annette Gunter, Kendra Byler, and Amber Byler. Grandson Rusty Byler. Great grandchildren Gauge Byler, Caliber Byler, and Jacelynn Erbelding. She is also survived by Christopher Joseph Munguia and Tommy Spell whom she raised into men as her sons in heart although not by birth. Vivian graduated from Hackberry High School in 1957 then began raising her family in Hackberry, LA which brought her the most joy in her life. She enjoyed a close relationship with her sister, Shirley Grace and was a wonderful friend to many people. It gave her great joy to care for others that were struggling or just in need of a friend. She had a passion for reading and was rarely seen without a book in her hand. She loved to entertain and have people around to celebrate life. Cooking for others and being prepared with a hot meal just in case someone might “stop by” brought her such joy. Vivian had given birth to five children, but found it in her heart to take many children under her wing and treat them as her own. No one was a stranger for long, for Vivian’s home was always open to anyone in need. Vivian’s bright smile, so beautiful on earth is now home with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ and has met her Heavenly Father, God.

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, December 19, 2010
  • Rosary Sunday, December 19, 2010
  • Funeral Service Monday, December 20, 2010
  • Burial Monday, December 20, 2010

Memories

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November 29, 2012

Sonja Quarles-Termini (Gutierrez)

December 23, 2010

In loving memory of my good friend Vivian. I will miss you and our fun conversations of years gone by. May God be with you. Rest in peace, my dear friend.

tommy spell

December 20, 2010

amie laughlin

December 20, 2010

In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.

tommy spell

December 19, 2010

we miss yu so much mom we will get lost with out your guidness we loved you so much and there is no one on this earth to replace you in our hearts we miss you so much all ready i love you with all my heart your long lost son tommy

Vera Portie-Burleson

December 18, 2010

So sorry for your loss. Vivian was a special person who was always a lot of fun to be with and she will certainly be missed by all who knew her.

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