Vivian M. Gorham, 89, died on April 3, 2013, in Woodbridge, Va. A native of Alexandria, Vivian was born to Harvey J. and Delia C. Millan on Aug. 30, 1923. She was a graduate of George Washington High School, Class of 1941. Vivian was a member of First Baptist Church of Alexandria for over 75 years, and until her death, was the second oldest member of the congregation. Vivian was also a member of Martha Washington Chapter No. 42, Order of the Eastern Star for over 65 years. Vivian retired from the City of Alexandria government with more than 20 years of service.
Vivian was preceded in death by her devoted husband, Carlton H. Gorham. She is survived by her loving daughter, Linda C. Moore and son-in-law, Dennis B. Moore, adoring granddaughter, Valerie A. Moore, protective great-granddog, Prowler, and a host of family and friends.
Family and friends were received on Sunday, April 7, at Mountcastle Turch Funeral Home, Dale City. Services were held on Monday, April 8. Burial services were at Mt. Comfort Cemetery, Alexandria. Donations may be made in Vivian’s memory to the American Heart Association.