Viola May “Floyd” Gideon passed away February 12, 2017 in Wesley Chapel, Florida. As were her wishes her body has been cremated. A graveside service for friends and family will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 in the Bethlehem Cemetery near Floris, IA.
Viola was preceded in death by her husband, Richard; one child, Sylvanus Griffitts, and a grandchild, Corey Chrisman. Left to honor her memory is her daughter, Constance (James) Chrisman; three grandchildren, Tracy Miller, Lance Chrisman, and Kelley Griffitts, as well as nine great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren.