Born 1-4-1921 - Died 10-28-2001
Mary Violet Malone, 80, died Sunday, Oct. 28, 2001, in Tampa, Fla. She was born Jan. 4, 1921 in Thayer, Mo., the daughter of James Henry Mulkey and Stella Grace Sweaney. She married Earl Dean Malone on July 20, 1940. She retired from Western Electric in 1983 and moved to Nampa, Idaho with her husband. She was a member of the Four Square Gospel Church.Survivors include one daughter Mary Ekstrom of Omaha, Neb.; two sons Patrick of Nampa, Idaho, and Michael of Lutz, Fla.; three sisters, Ruth Crawford of Thayer, Eva Densmore of Liberty, Mo., and Treva Gradomski of Rolling Meadow, Ill.; two brothers, Howard Mulkey of Thayer, and Ronald Mulkey of St. Louis, Mo.; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.She was preceded in death by her husband Earl, her parents, one daughter Judith Ann Young and brothers Ralph, Earl, Bill, Ed and Dale Mulkey.Memorial services were held at The Lighthouse on the Hill in Omaha, Neb. on Nov. 8, 2001 at 7 p.m. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. on Nov. 9 at Mount Auburn Cemetery in Mount Auburn Cemetery in Millard, Neb.