Viola Hamil |

Viola Hamil

Viola “Vi” Hamil, 80, of Grass Valley died Tuesday, Feb. 7, in Grass Valley.

In accordance with her wishes there will be no services. Burial will take place at Sierra Memorial Lawn Cemetery in Nevada City.

Mrs. Hamil was born April 13, 1925, in Purcell, Okla., to Walter R. Williams and Mary Ellen Combs. She married Harold Hamil on Sept. 20, 1953, in Carson City, Nev. She was a homemaker. She was a member of the Eastern Star – Menzaleh Temple No. 16, and the Daughters of the Nile – Evangeline Chapter No. 9, Nevada City. She served was a board member on the Chapa-De Indian Program for 27 years. She enjoyed ceramic plate painting and doll making.

She is survived by her husband, Harold L. Hamil of Grass Valley; daughters Juanita M. Balas of El Sobrante, and Ana L. Richards of Bainbridge Island, Wash.; granddaughters Veronica Arkin of San Pablo, and Maia Kissner of Walnut Creek; and three great-grandchildren.

Arrangements are under the direction of Hooper & Weaver Mortuary.

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