Viva Lea Golladay, 82, of Springfield, died at 6:30 pm, Thursday, April 10, 2014 at her home. She was born January 23, 1932 in Springfield, to William and Anna Andolsek Kleban, II. She married Edward O. Golladay on June 30, 1951 and he preceded her in death on June 27, 2010.
Survivors include one daughter, Pam Earleywine of Springfield; two sons, James (Karen) Golladay of Kirksville, MO and Tony Golladay of Hornbuckle, TN; four grandsons, Paul, Chris, Ryan and Tony, Jr.; two great grandsons, Will and Sam; two brothers, William Kleban, III of Riverton and Walter (Emily) Kleban of Springfield and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband: one daughter, Katherine Golladay-Pope and one sister, Margaret Thompson. Viva Lea was a high school graduate of Ursuline Acadamy. She was a member of Sacred Heart Church and a volunteer for Animal Protective League and enjoyed quilting.