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dau. of Henry
and Fannie (Helmuth) Schlabach, was born May 4, 1944, at Hartville,
Ohio. Died Jan. 5, 1968, shortly after being involved in a bus and car
accident. Age 23 y., 8 m., and 1 d.
Viola accepted Christ in her youth and was baptized Sept. 3, 1961, and
became a member of the Pilgrim Fellowship Church, Cochranton, Pa, where
she remained faithful until death.
On Oct. 1, 1966, she was united in marriage to R. Scott Jones, living
in matrimony 1 y., and 3 m. She is survived by her husband and daughter
Also surviving are her parents, 7 brothers and 3 sisters (Victor; Eli;
and Oscar, all of Cochranton; Robert in Germany; Wyman, Mt. Vernon, O.;
Henry Jr. and Roy, Sandy Lake, Pa.; Catherine - wife of John N. Miller,
Greenville, Pa.; Freda - wife of Leroy W. Yoder, Hartville; Mary, Sandy
She was preceded in death by a sister who died in infancy.
Funeral services were held at the Maple Grove Church, Jan. 8, 1968, by
Enos Schrock and Harry Yoder, Aroda, Va., and David A. Miller, Thomas,
Oklahoma. Burial was in the church cemetery.
From: Amish-Mennonite Church, Herold
der Wahrheit, February 1, 1968, p.
Issue donated by: Chris Yoder, Saugatuck, Michigan
Transcribed by: Thelma Hoover Martin
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