Olive "Olivia" VincentApril 3, 1925 ~ August 10, 2017 (age 92)
Olive "Olivia" Vincent, 92, of Nampa, died Thursday, August 10, 2017 at an Emmett care facility. A viewing will be held on Monday, August 21, 2017 from 4:00 to 7:00 PM at the Nampa Funeral Home, Yraguen Chapel. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 PM Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at the Kohlerlawn Cemetery, Nampa. An online guest book is available at www.nampafuneralhome.com
Olivia Lorraine Johnson Vincent was born April 3, 1925 in Sugarville, Utah. She was one of six children born to Maude Hathaway Johnson and Homer Johnson. The family moved to Nampa, Idaho when Olivia was 5 years old. She attended Nampa schools until she married John Franklin Vincent on Dec. 10th, 1941. They moved to Hayward, California where John went to work in the war plant until Olivia's homesickness brought them home. Upon returning to Nampa, John went to work at Amalgamated Sugar and Olivia lovingly raised their four boys. After they were grown she decided to go back to work and was hired as the Art Director for the City of Nampa. Art became a passion and she was actively involved in painting the mural in downtown Nampa as well as organizing and decorating for the Festival of Trees each fall. She continued to work for the City for the next 28 years. Olivia was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers and one sister, her husband John and a son, Roger. She is survived by a brother, Raydean Johnson of Nampa, sons Jerry Vincent of New Plymouth, Richard Vincent of Long Beach, Washington and Lonny Vincent of Middleton. Also, numerous grand children and great grand children. Olivia was a gentle soul who loved beauty and adored her family - she will be missed by all.