Viola Smith (Tolliver) Easter(1917 - 2013)

Viola Tolliver Smith Easter, 96, of Sparta, N.C., died Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013, at the Grayson Nursing Home and Rehab Center in Independence.
She was born Jan. 1,1917, in Pulaski County to the late Charlie and Grace Tolliver.
Survivors include her daughter, Margaret Smith Jaslowski of Pompano Beach, Fla.; a brother, Garland "A" Tolliver and wife Helen of Pulaski; a sister, Hatie Roan of Christiansburg; a step son and wife Royce Reuben and Martha Easter of Galax; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Kyle Smith; and second husband, Reuben Easter.
A funeral was held Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, at 2 p.m. in the Crab Creek Primitive Baptist Church with Elder Ronald Bowman and Elder Bobby Absher officiating. Burial followed in the Crab Creek Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers or food to the family, donations may be made to the donor's favorite charity or to the Crab Creek Cemetery Fund, c/o Jack Handy, 1602 Crab Creek Road, Ennice, N.C. 28623.
A guestbook is available online at
Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home - Galax
201 West Center Street Galax, VA 24333
Published in Galax Gazette from Jan. 4 to Jan. 6, 2013