Viola (Addie) Kirby

Viola E. Kirby, 90, Bloomington, died Dec. 19, 2007, at Richland-Bean Blossom Healthcare.

She was born Sept. 26, 1917, in Gretna, Kansas, to the late Walter and Anna (Hoppe) Addie.

The homemaker is survived by her children: Wayne Kirby, San Diego; Connie Lewis, Boston; Marlin Roy Kirby, Eligh Springs, Fla., William L. Kirby and James Von Kirby of Bloomington, Carolyn Sumner of Bloomington; Dawn Ellen Wright, Mooresville, Lynn Veasey, Myrtle Beach, S.C., and Jack Boyd Kirby, Bloomington; one brother, Andy Addie of Spencer; 25 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren.

Her husband, William Edward Kirby; daughter, Bonnie Jo Kirby; grandson, Brian Kirby; two brothers, Dee and Lee Addie, preceded her in death.

Services will be 11 a.m. today at Deremiah-Frye Mortuary, Greene & Harrell Chapel, 700 Gourley Pike, Bloomington. Calling will be one hour before service time today.

The Rev. Milliard Jones will officiate.

Burial will be in Valhalla Memory Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be made to Richland-Bean Blossom Healthcare.

Source: Martinsville Reporter-Times, 22 Dec 2007.

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