Born 7-11-1919 -- Died 11-15-2005
Violet L. Lentz, 86, of Alton, Mo., was born July 11, 1919, in Arkansas and died Nov. 15, 2005, at the Shady Oaks Healthcare in Thayer, Mo.
Survivors include three children, Marietta Varnell of Alton, Ruben Lentz of Natalie, Texas, and Bernie Lenz of Canton, Ill.; 13 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchldren and great-great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Ruben Oliver Grissom and Bennie Kate Brookes-Grissom; her husband, Guy Lentz; and a son, Jim Lentz.
Graveside services were held Nov. 21 at the Fort Sam Houston Military Cemetery in San Antonio, Texas.
Local arrangements were under the direction of the Clary Funeral Home of Alton, Mo.