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 Viola Delphina <I>Epperson</I> Alexander

Viola Delphina Epperson Alexander

Birth
Midway, Wasatch County, Utah, USA
Death 31 May 1937 (aged 72)
Byron, Big Horn County, Wyoming, USA
Burial Byron, Big Horn County, Wyoming, USA
Plot Block G Lot 6 Grave 7
Memorial ID 32049423 · View Source
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daughter of Mary Jane Robey & Sidney Hyrum Epperson, married Adelbert Alexander

Services Held For Mrs. Viola Alexander

Funeral services were held Wednesday, June 2, for Mrs. Viola Alexander with John Jensen presiding and Bishop Frank Jones conducting.

The Relief Society chorus sang, "Sometime We'll Understand," with Arleen Jones at the organ. Opening prayer was given by John Jensen, and Thomas Rogers was the first speaker praising her as a friend and neighbor. Earl Sorenson sang, "Beautiful Isle of Somewhere," accompanied by Mrs. Wilmer Tippetts. Dr. Thoms B. Croft was the next speaker, praising the deceased as a faithful wife and mother, also as a helper and friend to those in distress. Fanny Wolz sang, "I Shall Not Pass Again This Way." The benediction was givne by John C. Houston. The beautiful flowers and the large crowd at the services bore evidence of her many friends. Her three sons Delbert, Alva and Frank, and three grandsons Lloyd and Floyd Navisoa and Bert Powelson acted as pallbearers. Interment was made in the Byron cemetery.

Viola Epperson Alexander was born in Utah, November 27, 1863. When a young lady she was united in marriage to Adelbert Alexander and to this union were born ten children. The family came to Wyoming in 1900, being among the first settlers in the Byron community. She was preceded in death by her husband and one son. She is survived by the following children; Mrs. Viola Navisoa, Mrs. Delora Asay of Billings, Mrs. Grace Allphin of Lovell, Mrs. Ruth Powelson, Mrs. Ida Havig, Mrs. Phoebe Jones and Delbert, Frank and Alva of Byron. Thirty-six grandchldren and six great grandchidren. One brother and one sister reside in Utah.

Mrs Viola Alexander passed away Monday evening at six o'clock at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Ruth Powelson.



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  • Created by: Cindy C.
  • Added: 8 Dec 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 32049423
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Viola Delphina Epperson Alexander (27 Nov 1864–31 May 1937), Find A Grave Memorial no. 32049423, citing Byron Cemetery, Byron, Big Horn County, Wyoming, USA ; Maintained by Cindy C. (contributor 47066494) .