Viola Holman, 94, former resident of Bronson, Kan., more recently of Fredoina, Kan., died Saturday, Feb. 21, 2004, at the Chanute Health Care Center in Chanute, Kan. She was born March 30, 1909, in Ava, Mo., the daughter of Walter and Sarah Kilburn. She married Fred Holman. He preceded her in death in 1981. Survivors include one son, Freddy Holman, Bronson, Kan.; a daughter, Neica Holman, Fredonia, Kan.; and a sister, Lois Jean Lansdown, Emporia, Kan. Also surviving are eight grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband, three brothers and five sisters preceded her in death.
Lloyd Houk will conduct graveside services at 2 p.m., Wednesday, in the Bronson Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1 p.m., until service time at the Cheney Witt Bronson Chapel. Friends may call at the Fort Scott Chapel Monday through Tuesday, and at the Bronson Chapel Wednesday until service time. Services are under the direction of Cheney Witt Bronson, Bronson, Kan.