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Vivian V. Royal

February 26, 1926 ~ September 16, 2023


Vivian Vennessa Sides (Royal), 97, of Eastover passed away on Saturday, September 16, 2023, at home with her loving family.

Vivian was preceded in death by her father, Lewis F. Sides; mother, Frances R. Sides; her three sisters; her loving daughter-in-law, Lisa Royal; her best friends, Mary Suver, Shelby Worley , Corrine Worley, and Chris Rowley; her first husband, William James Worley; and second husband, Leon Fleishman Royal.

Vivian and her first husband, William James Worley, had three children, Leonard Worley (Dianna), Gary Worley and Treva Ann Hauser. She had five children with her second husband, Leon Fleishman Royal:, Kenneth Royal (Jan), Clarence Royal (Tina), Leon Royal Jr. (Debbie), David Royal (Candi), and Angella Royal. Vivian was a Mema to 14 grandkids and 19 great-grandkids whom she loved very, very much; and several nieces and nephews.

Vivian retired from Purolator and went onto work at the Roses in Hope Mills and made many friends. Vivian attended Hillside Baptist Church and Soul Filling Station Ministries.

In lieu of flowers, donations or memorials may be sent to 3411 Reedy Branch Road, Eastover, NC 28312. The family would love to thank Jamie, Felicia, and Jackie from Cape Fear Valley Hospice for taking such great care of their ladybug.

The family will greet friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, 2023, at Rogers and Breece Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 22, 2023, in the Rogers and Breece Chapel. Burial will follow the service at Lafayette Memorial Park.