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Vivian L.W. Pound

June 20, 1928 ~ May 12, 2020 (age 91)


Vivian L. Pound, 91, of West Columbia, SC passed away on May 12, 2020, at Agape Hospice House in Columbia, SC.  A private graveside service officiated by Pastor Beau Bradberry is being held at Southland Memorial Gardens of West Columbia on May 14, 2020.  A celebration of life will be held at a later time for Vivian.

Mrs. Pound was a native of Lexington County and was born June 20, 1928 to Leon H. and Ruth G. Williams.  She was the beloved wife of the late Richard G. Pound of West Columbia.  They were happily married for 70 years at the time of Richard’s passing in 2014. 

Vivian, affectionately known as “Nanny” was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt, and Christian friend.  Vivian enjoyed life in West Columbia serving in many capacities in her church community and working at Oakgrove Elementary School in Lexington County.

Vivian and her husband were devoted to the Baptist faith.  They were charter members of Airport Baptist, Agape Baptist, and Willow Ridge Church where she was an active member until she suffered a severe stroke in 2017.

Mrs. Pound is survived by her children, Bonnie Gunter (widowed), Thomas Pound (Nita), Wayne Pound (Marie); one sister, Doris Wooten of Lexington, SC; grandchildren, Troy Pound, Mechelle Moody, Kris Pound, Ginger Moore, and Shawn Pound; and 15 great-grandchildren.  Mrs. Pound was predeceased by her husband and parents; grandchild, Sonja Gunter; sister, Jewel Martin; and brother, Carl Williams. 

Due to COVID-19, no visitation was planned due to risks associated with social gatherings. 

Barr-Price Funeral Home and Crematorium, Lexington Chapel, assisted the family with Mrs. Pound’s service.  A special acknowledgement of “thanks” is extended to Vivian’s home health care team and Agape Hospice House of Columbia for their compassionate care and support. 

Memorials may be made to Willow Ridge Church, 104 Sycamore Tree Road, Lexington, SC 29073.

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