Viva B. Hoffman

Published 9:37 am Tuesday, December 27, 2016

WOODLAND – Viva Barnes Hoffman, 87, of Woodland died Thursday, December 22, 2016 at Pine Forest Rest Home in Potecasi, NC.

She had been preceded in death by her son, Michael Barnes; first husband, Elbert Barnes; and third husband, Col. Joseph Hoffman, Jr.; parents, Charlie A. Conner and Lettie Rawls Conner; and sisters, Marie Rawls, and Eyssel Dickerson.

Mrs. Hoffman was a Beautician by profession; had worked with CADA in Rich Square and while at the beach she enjoyed designing Tee Shirts for sale.

Her survivors include grandson, Jonathan Barnes of Raleigh; daughter-in law, Rachael Capel and husband, Bobby, of Garysburg; sister-in-law, Annie Gray Drake of Lasker; and three stepchildren, Joe Hoffman, III and wife, Julie, Mike Hoffman and friend, Sandy, and Ann Hoffman.

A memorial service for Mrs. Hoffman was held on Friday, December 23, 2016 at Bethany United Methodist Church in Milwaukee with the Rev. Susan Harrison presiding.

The family has requested that in lieu of flowers, memorial gifts can be made to Pine Forest Rest Home in Potecasi.

Bridgers Funeral Home, Inc. in Conway is in charge of arrangements and online condolences can be shared with the family at