Viola Pointer

Viola (Greife) Pointer, formerly of Leslie, died Sunday, March 25, 2018, in San Jose, Calif.

She was born Feb. 20, 1921, to Edward and Lydia Greife, in Leslie.

She was united in marriage to Eugene Pointer.

Viola taught school at Clover Bottom of old Beaufort, Gerald and Leslie before moving to California.

She was preceded in death by parents, Edward and Lydia Greife; husband, Eugene; brothers, Russell “Pop” Greife and Stanley “Pete” Greife; sisters, Ellen Hess and Marie Ahlemeyer.

She is survived by son, Charles Pointer, San Jose, Calif.; daughters, Joyce Cantrell, Fernley, Nev., Cynthia Kain, San Bernardino, Calif., and Jeanne Reese, Morgan Hill, Colo.; and sister, Geraline Ellerbrake, Gerald.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, May 5, at 10 a.m. at Leslie United Methodist Church, Leslie.

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