Violet Mallory McKim, age 93, Clarksville, Ind., passed away peacefully in her home, surrounded by her loving great-nieces, on Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2022.
Vi married Dallas McKim in 1967.
She was born in Derby, Ind., to Orville and Julina Sandage Mallory on Dec. 15, 1928.
Vi was a lover of the written word and enjoyed writing letters as well as receiving them. She was a competitive card player, and she was not a fan of losing. Vi and Dallas lived in Okeechobee, Fla., for 21 years where they enjoyed nature and fishing.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband; one son, Eldon Mason; one step-daughter, Laura Maxine McKim; four brothers, August Mallory, Earl Mallory, Robin Mallory and Heman Howell; and one sister, Viola Taylor.
Vi is survived by one daughter, Wanda Smith; one son, Denzil Mason (Lisa); one step-son, Alvin McKim (Becky); and several grandchildren, as well as her caretaker and great-nieces, Sheila Vaughn (Keith) and Sheri Ness (Andy).
Cremation was chosen. Love Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The family would like to thank all those who showed love and provided care for Vi.