Effingham Daily News, Effingham, IL

Death Notices

August 12, 2013

Viola Slifer

Viola Mary Slifer, 98, of Shelbyville, passed away at 12 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013, in Shelbyville Manor.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14, in Howe and Yockey Funeral Home, Shelbyville with Don Devore and Chaplain Tim Haworth officiating. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Shelbyville. Memorials may be given to the First Presbyterian Church of Shelbyville or the American Heart Association. Send condolences at www.howeandyockey.com.

Mrs. Slifer was born on Aug. 18, 1914 in Effingham, the daughter of Edward and Flora Musson Devore. She married Thomas Jefferson Slifer on Aug. 23, 1933. He preceded her in death in 1975.

Viola was employed at Sta-Rite Ginnie Lou, Inc. in Shelbyville for five years and also worked at Packard Motor Car Company in Detroit during World War II. She was affiliated with the First Presbyterian Church of Shelbyville. Viola enjoyed working in her yard and around her house and also spending time with family.

She is survived by her daughter, Bari Lynn Mose of Shelbyville; two half-brothers, Eldon (wife Sharon) Devore of Florida, Don (wife Sharon) Devore of Mode; grandson, Bryan (wife Tracy) Mose of Springfield; granddaughter, Brittany (husband Travis) Pierce of Shelbyville; and five great-grandchildren, Ashley, Molly, Haylee and Kaylee Mose and Liam Pierce.

Viola was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Tom; son-in-law, William R. Mose; three brothers, Kenneth, Frank and Dale Devore; two sisters, Mildred Washburn, Edna Nutter; and two half-sisters, Ruth June Coleman and Jean Burzawa.

The family would like to thank The Villas of Hollybrook, Shelby Memorial Hospital, Shelbyville Manor and Harbor Light Hospice for the wonderful care they provided to Viola.

 

 

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