Viola M. (Dodson) Reaney
Viola (Dodson) Reaney, 77, of Christopher and formerly of the Boyd 
area died 2:50 pm March 24, 1997, at Herrin Hospital, Herrin.

Mrs. Reaney was born Sept. 7, 1919, in Gale, a daughter of Armenius and 
Mary (Smith) Dodson.  Dec. 5, 1936, she married Harold R. Reaney, who 
preceded her in death April 14, 1976.

Graveside services will be 11 am Thursday at Hopewell Cemetery with 
Brother Dean Guyman officiating. There will be no visitation, and friends 
are asked to go directly to the cemetery Thursday morning. The Osborn 
Funeral Home in Dix is in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Reaney is survived by two sons, Wayne Reaney and wife Janice Sue of 
Calvert City, Ky., and Larry Reaney and wife Linda of Mulkeytown; one daughter, 
Joann Hopper and husband Richard of Dix; 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; 
and one sister, Marie Jackson of Olive Branch.

Mrs. Reaney was preceded in death by her parents, husband, four sisters and one grandson.

Date: 3-24-1997
Submitted by: Ken Richardson

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