Dateline: December 12, 2002
services for Viola Lee Venable, age 90, were held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday,
December 6, 2002, in the Claude Cemetery with Kent Watson, Minister of the
Claude Church of Christ, officiating.
Burial was held in Claude Cemetery under the direction of Robertson
Funeral Directors, Inc., of Clarendon.
Venable died Wednesday, December 4, 2002, in Claude. She was born August 9, 1912, in Brown County, Texas, to
William and Arminta Welty Malone and had been a Claude resident since
1975. She married Elmer
Lester Venable on November 24, 1930, at Lovington, NM.
She was a homemaker and a member of the Claude Church of Christ.
was preceded in death by a daughter, Patricia Ann Venable in 1933, and a
son, Elmer Stanley Venable in 1995.
include her husband, Elmer Lester Venable of Claude; one daughter, Betty
Jean Salmon of Claude; a half-brother, Lex Myers of Anson; four
half-sisters, Opal Byrd, Florence Jones, and Nadine Woodard all of Anson,
and Shirley Cooper of Abilene; five grandchildren; and nine great
Copyright © 2002, The Clarendon Enterprise. All Rights Reserved.