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Violet  Dea
Emery (Howell)
1942 - 2018
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Obituary for Violet Dea Emery (Howell)

Violet  Dea  Emery (Howell)
Violet Dea Emery, 76, of Johnston City, passed away at 6:49 a.m., Thursday, August 16, 2018 at her residence.

Violet was born May 28, 1942 in Carbondale to Calvin and Kathleen (Mann) Howell. She married Donald Leon Emery on July 2, 1960 at the Hafer Baptist Church. Don preceded her in death on June 23, 2017.

Violet was retired, having worked at Allen Industries in Herrin for several years. She also was a sitter with the elderly. Violet was a 1959 graduate of Carterville High School. She was of the Christian faith. She enjoyed going to yards sales and collecting antiques.

Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Donald Dean and Becky Emery of Stiritz; two grandchildren, Brandon (Amanda) Emery of West Frankfort and Shannon (Mark) Barger of Johnston City; four great-grandchildren, Braden and Aleah Barger and Amiyah and Silas Emery; two sisters, Norma Sanders of Johnston City and Marilyn (David) Casolari of Carterville. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents and a daughter, Joana Kay Emery.

Funeral service will be 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 22, 2018 in Pyle Funeral Home in Johnston City with her grandson, Brandon Emery officiating. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery in Carterville.

Visitation will be 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., on Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Rugged Cross Chapel in West Frankfort. Memorial envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
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