May 13, 2016
STARKVILLE — Viola Johnson, 98, died May 9, 2016, in Tupelo. Services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Griffin United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in New Prairie Grove Cemetery. Visitation is today from 3-7 p.m. at West Memorial Funeral Home. She is survived by her daughter, Penelope Johnson; brothers, Willie Weaver, James Weaver and R.L. Weaver; and sister, Annie Lottie Petty of St. Louis.