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Viola M. Flack

Hartford | Wednesday, December 23 2015

Viola M. Flack, 91, passed away 4 a.m. Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at Gateway Regional Medical Center in Granite City.

Born April 12, 1924 in Frankfort, KY, she was the daughter of  Rev. William and Elsie (Watchner) Edwards.

She had worked 25 years in the packing department of Owens-IL Glass before retiring.

On November 29, 1947 in Coffeen, she married John Louis Flack, Jr.  He died November 17, 1997.

Surviving are a son, Dennis (Mona) Flack of Hartford; daughter, Barb (Ed) Burlison of Granite City; four grandchildren, DaShella Compton, Tamara (Chris) Ammann, Melissa Flack, Bryan (Dellonie) Tuggle; five great grandchildren; two sisters, Mary Frances Wainscott of Plymouth, IN, Stella Kasten of Hillsboro, IL; and several nieces and nephews.

Preceding her in death were her parents; husband; four brothers, Earl, David, Jimmy and Everett Edwards; two sisters, Maudie Adams and Dorothy McAllister; and three siblings in infancy.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Sunday at Marks Mortuary in Wood River. Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday at Rose Lawn Memory Gardens Chapel in Bethalto.

Burial will follow in Rose Lawn Memory Gardens in Bethalto.


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