Violet C. Pankey, daughter of the late Cody Beavers and Janie (Davis) Beavers was born March 4, 1930 in Gleason, Tennessee and entered into to rest on June 12, 2013 in Fenton, Missouri at the age of 83.
Violet was a member of Gateway Temple for 56 years. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting and baseball. Violet loved her family dearly and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Violet was survived by her children Gary Edwards of St. Louis, Missouri; Daniel Edwards and wife, Anita of Ironton, Missouri; David Edwards and wife, Jeanette of St. Louis, Missouri; Jane Simmons and husband, Bill of St. Louis, Missouri; Terry Edwards and wife, Dorothy of St. Louis, Missouri; 10 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. In addition to her parents Violet is preceded in death by her husband Burl Pankey; son, Ricky Edwards; brothers, Larry and Leonard; sister Clouis.
Funeral service for Violet C. Pankey will be 1:00 PM Saturday, June 15, 2013 at the Salem Chapel of the James & Gahr Mortuary. A visitation for family and friends will be held prior to service from 10:00 AM until service time at 1:00 PM. Interment will be held in the North Lawn Cemetery.
Name:: BETTY ( MOORE ) RUSSELL
Message:: VIOLET WAS A SWEET AND GENTLE PERSON. SHE ALWAYS HAD KIND WORDS TO SAY. MY HUSBAND EDDIE LOVED HER . HE ALWAYS CALLED HER " MOM" .