OTTUMNA Iowa —Violet Ilene Myers, 90, of Ottumwa, Iowa, died March 30, 2018, at her home.
She was born May 12, 1927 in LaBelle, Missouri to Lawrence and Lizzie Brumbaugh Thrasher. She married Don Myers and he preceded her in death in 1997.
Violet had lived in California, Hamilton, Montana and Arizona before returning home to Ottumwa in 1998.
Surviving are a son, Terry L. (Dorene) Shaw of London, Ohio; a daughter, Penny G. (Pat) Denny of Hedrick; four grandchildren; several great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Gregory F. Nichols; two brothers, George and Roy Thrasher; two sisters, Ethel Judge and Catherine Humble.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Reece Funeral Home in Ottumwa, with Pastor Mel Kendall officiating. Burial will be in Shaul Cemetery.
Visitation will be open after 9 a.m. Thursday and the family will be present one hour prior to the service on Thursday.
Memorials may be made to Heartland Humane Society, P.O. Box 1149 Ottumwa, IA 52501.