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Molly Gholson01/12/2011
Molly Neil (Gholson) Schoonover passed away on Wednesday, January 12, 2011. Molly was born in Knoxville, IA, to Benjamin Harrison and Nellie Gholson on September 27, 1939.

She graduated from Knoxville High School in 1957. She studied music at Drake University. She married
Jim Schoonover on October 25, 1958.

She is survived by her husband Jim; son, Michael; daughters, Elaine Schoonover and Allyson Anderson; granddaughters, Amber Cole, Caroline,Molly Gholson
Madelyn, Martha, and Katie Schoonover; sisters, Marita Mastrofski, Adrienna Clark, Sally Garfield, Susan Gholson, Michaeleen Parks, and brother, Harrison Gholson.

A visitation will be held at Hamilton’s Southtown Funeral Home, 5400 SW 9th Street, from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, January 18. A Memorial Service will be held at Plymouth
Congregational Church in Des Moines on Wednesday, January 19 at 11 a.m., with a reception to follow.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.
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