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Alberta Caulkins9/16/2006
Alberta Mae Viers was born on Feb. 19, 1927, near Dallas to Walter and Netha (Holton)
Caulkins.
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She attended high school in Knoxville. On Nov. 23, 1943, she married Jack Wallace
Viers. She spent her entire life in Swan, except during the years of 1952-1958 when
the family lived in Salt Lake City, Utah.
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She was primarily a homemaker, but she had worked at Dahl's and sold Avon. She faithfully
attended the Church of Christ in Pleasantville. Alberta was very active in the church,
she taught Sunday school in Swan, Pleasantville and in Salt Lake City. <br />
<br />She loved
her family and enjoyed doting on her grandchildren and 38 great-grandchildren. She
also enjoyed traveling, birds and her many crafts. <br />
<br />Alberta went to be with the Lord
on Sept. 19, 2006, at her home in Swan at the age of 79. <br />
<br />She was preceded in death
by her parents; granddaughter, Sherry Mae Clark; sisters, Dana De Heer and Mildred
Flanders and brothers, Dale, Lester and Jr. Caulkins. <br />
<br />Survivors include her husband,.
Jack; sons, Jack (Rhonda) Viers of Swan and Roger (Lana) Viers of Natlhrop, Colo.;
daughters, Virginia (Herb) Collins of Swan, Barbara (Don) Mosher of Meriden, Kan.,
Jacqueline (Steve) Clark of Hartford and Nancy (Larry) Futrelle of Carlisle; sisters,
Wilma Van Ryswyk and Opal DeHeer, both of Knoxville; Friday, 13 grandchildren and
great-grandchildren.
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Funeral services were held on Sept. 22 at the Church of Christ in Pleasantville
with Pastor Don Hill officiating. Interment was in the Swan Cemetery. <br />
<br />Memorials
may be made to the Pleasantville Church of Christ or to the St. Joseph's Indian
School in Chamberlain, S.D. <br />
<br />Knoxville Journal-Express
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September 29, 2006