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Violet Humphries

Tuesday, August 5, 2003

Violet O. Coggins Humphries, 82, of Glencoe died July 31, 2003, at Salem.

Born April 3, 1921, at Agnos, she was the daughter of Albert Jacob and Alice Short Coggins.

She married G.T. Humphries Sept. 12, 1942, in Salem. To this union two sons were born. She spent her working years as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sales clerk for Humphries Drug and Casual, receptionist for Horseshoe Bend Club House, and worked in the Fulton County Treasurer's Office. She was a member of Salem United Methodist Church.

Survivors include two sons and their wives -- Max and Arlene Humphries of Salem, and Larry and Barbara Humphries of Glencoe; two sisters -- Mary Jane Martin of Batesville, and Joan Hill of Monette; six grandchildren and their spouses -- Heath and Kelli Humphries of Gainesville, Mo., Lance and Mandy Humphries of Ash Flat, Link and Jennifer Humphries of Salem, Tyler Humphries of Glencoe, Jo Kaye and Steven Bandy of Fayetteville, and Misti and Ross Carter of Glencoe; and five great-grandchildren -- John Emory Bandy, Quincy Humphries, Rhett Carter, Abby Humphries and Kylee Jo Humphries.

She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; three brothers -- Noble, Leslie and Jean Coggins; and a sister, Oneida Cooper.

The funeral was Aug. 3 at Salem United Methodist Church with Doug Criss officiating. Interment was in Humphries Cemetery in Glencoe.

Pallbearers were Heath Humphries, Link Humphries, Steven Bandy, Lance Humphries, Tyler Humphries and Ross Carter.

Arrangements were under the direction of Barker Funeral Home of Salem.

Memorials are preferred to Humphries Cemetery Association or Salem United Methodist Church.