VIVILORA "BURPY" CHOICE KNAPPER, of Columbus, Ohio quietly passed away the morning of Tuesday, November 30, 2021 at her residence after a lengthy illness. "Burpy" grew up on Charleston's West Side and graduated from Stonewall Jackson High School in 1966. She also attended West Virginia State University.
While living in Charleston, "Burpy" was employed at the former C. H. James and Company in Dunbar, WV. After moving to Columbus, Ohio she was employed at Chandler Arms Apartments and resided in Columbus until her death.
Burpy was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry Knapper; parents, William and Theora Choice, and two brothers, Donald and Dennis Choice.
She is survived by her son Eric (Mariana) of Whittier, California; daughter Michelle of Dallas, Texas; brother, Ronald (Lenora) of Dunbar; sisters - Acquanetta Choice Fyall of Charleston, Joyce Choice (Danny "DA") Adkins of Dunbar, Vicky Choice Smith of Mitchellville, Maryland; five grandchildren - Eric, Jr., Jayden, Kianna, Derryk and Leshelle; two great grandchildren - Kaylyn and Kylon, and many nieces, nephews and friends.
Per her request, a private memorial service will be held.