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Viola Roan Shay
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Birth: Jan. 6, 1892
Death: Nov. 25, 1961

69 years old
Full Name: Viola Roan McCarty Shay
Maiden name: Roan

Birth: January 6, 1892
Death: November 25, 1961
First marriage: McCarty
Second marriage: Shay

LAKE PROVIDENCE (Special) Funeral services for Mrs. Viola Shay, 69, who died Saturday morning in a local hospital.

Mrs. Shay, a resident of Lake Providence, was a member of the Elmwood Baptist Church.

Funeral services will be held at the Elmwood Baptist Church at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Pete Welch officiating. Burial will be in the Oak Ridge Cemetery under the direction of Gay's Funeral Home of Lake Providence.

She is survived by two sons, Ernest and Basil McCarty, both of Lake Providence; three daughters, Mrs. Edna Fortenberry, Mrs. Rita Sikes and Mrs. George Williamson, all of Lake Providence; her mother, Mrs. Eula Roan, Bastrop; two brothers, Jim Roan, Mer Rouge and J. T. Roan, Bastrop; one sister, Mrs. Nettie Hughes, Pioneer; 15 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

Published in The Monroe Morning World (LA), Sunday, November 26, 1961

Info from Ron Manlay and Known Burials of Morehouse Parish 
Family links: 
  Lee Alexander McCarty (1892 - 1932)*
  Mary Edna McCarty Herrington (1913 - 1990)*
  Ernest A. McCarty (1916 - 1986)*
  Basil Lee McCarty (1919 - 1989)*
  Rita Mae McCarty Sikes Medlin (1921 - 2002)*
  Margaret McCarty Williamson (1924 - 2007)*
*Calculated relationship
Oak Ridge Baptist Cemetery
Oak Ridge
Morehouse Parish
Louisiana, USA
Plot: Block 7
Created by: Bonnie Sisson Manning
Record added: Dec 02, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 101588782
Viola <i>Roan</i> Shay
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Viola <i>Roan</i> Shay
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- Ron Manley
 Added: Apr. 15, 2013

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