Viola Lee Mulder of Sullivan, Missouri, was born in Cuba, Missouri on February 4, 1933, to David Franklin and Viola Minnie (Conlin) Sharp and passed away Monday, August 24, 2020 at at the age of 87 years.
She grew up in Cuba, Missouri and graduated from Cuba High School.
Viola was an avid Bible reader and prayer warrior.
Viola liked gardening and would grow plants that would attract butterflies. She was witty and had a great sense of humor. She was a bit of a prankster, giving gifts that she called zonk’s, mixed in with the others. Sending cards to remember birthdays, anniversaries and graduations, which she specialized in and they were always on time.
She was a bookkeeper for Roto-Rooter in St. Louis, Missouri. After retiring in 1996 she moved back to her hometown of Cuba, Missouri.
She suffered through many trials in her life, including giving a child up for adoption and losing her youngest child in a car accident. She was a working mom who overcame the bad in life to show and experience the good. She will be sadly missed.
She was preceded in death by her son, Jeffrey Limbaugh; parents, David and Viola Sharp; three brothers, Eugene Long, Walter and Paul Sharp; and three sisters, Geneva Crabtree, Berniece Martin and Beulah Schliffe.
She is survived by her children, Janet MacArthur of Melbourne, Florida, Michael Record and wife Martha of Owensville, Missouri, Judith Pennock and husband Joe of Sullivan, Missouri; eight grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; one brother, Leroy Sharp of Newburn, North Carolina; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held from 10-11 a.m. on Thursday, Thursday, August 27, 2020 at the Meramec Valley Baptist Church in Bourbon, Missouri.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, August 27, 2020 at the Meramec Valley Baptist Church in Bourbon, Missouri with Pastor Erik Williams officiating.
Interment followed in the Oak Ridge Cemetery in Cuba, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Eaton Funeral Home and Cremation Center of Sullivan, Missouri.