Violet Marie Canole
Violet Marie Canole
  • August 5, 1923 - June 22, 2017
  • Columbia, Missouri

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Violet Marie Canole


Violet Canole, 93, of Columbia, passed away Thursday, June 22, 2017 at the Bluffs. Visitation will be from 5-7pm, Monday, June 26 at Memorial Funeral Home. Funeral service will be 2pm, Tuesday, June 27 at Memorial with burial in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Violet was born August 5, 1923 in Boone County, to William and Mary Davis Bennett. She was a 1943 graduate of David H. Hickman High School. She was very proud of her service as a Clerk in the US Army during WWII. She married James Dean Canole on January 29, 1946.

She is survived by her nine children; Cathy (Dan) Clinkinbeard of Columbia, Jimmie (Michele) Canole of Melbourne Beach, Florida, Don (Ivy) Canole of Dixon, Wanda (Jim) Becker of Pilot Grove, Betty Bugg of Columbia, Janet (Ted) Wendel of Mesa, Arizona, Judy (Neil) Bowers of Columbia, Lisa (Brent) Gibson of Columbia, and Jeff Canole of Hallsville; eight grandchildren, Jennifer (Shawn) McCollom, Wendy Clinkinbeard, Marvin Eugene (Tiffanye) Tomlin, II, Melonie (Dean) Tomlin, Joe (Leia) Asbury, Nathan (Brandy) Bugg, Sarah Wendel, and Nick Gibson; eleven great-grandchildren; and a brother, Gene (Marilyn) Bennett of Columbia. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Dean Canole, a son; Jerry Canole, and eight brothers and sisters.

Memorial contributions may be made to Central Missouri Honor Flight 625 Cherry St, Columbia, MO 65201 or to a charity of your choice.

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