Viola Easley

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Viola Maurine Doss Easley, 91, died Monday, April 15, 2013, at her residence. Formerly of Calhoun County, she was retired from Memphis City School System.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Parker Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Bruce with Chaplain Sandy Long and Bro. Robert Earl Alexander officiating. Burial will follow in Collums Cemetery in Bruce.

Survivors include three daughters, Sherry Kay Whitsell of Gulfport, Amelia D. Witzleb of Memphis, and Mary Easley of Newport News, Va.; five sisters, Clytee Christian of Houlka, Nell Rives of Mable Hill, Mo., Mae Una Arthur of Houlka, Anita Bratton of Denison, Texas and Lucy Doss of Inverness, Fla.; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Baxter L. Doss and Rose Elma Purvis Doss; two sons, John D. Easley and Dwight L. Easley; four brothers, Van Davis Doss, J.C. Doss, Wilburn Doss and John Doss; and a granddaughter, Jennifer Easley.

Visitation will be noon until 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

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