Viola Mae Krank, 81 of Carlinville, passed away Friday morning, January 1, 2021, at OSF Heart of Mary Medical Center in Urbana, IL. Viola was born on April 19, 1939, to Clarence and Mildred (Borough) Hitchcock Sr. in Gillespie.
She attended Gillespie schools. Viola was a cook and a server at several area restaurants. She loved playing cards and bingo. Viola enjoyed spending time with her family.
Viola is survived by her three sons, Norman (Yulanda) Lane of Carlinville, Rodney (Deneen) Tompkin of Roxana, and Joseph Nance of Alton; three daughters, Eva (Anthony) Nance of Quincy, Anita Nance of Carlinville, and Rosanne Nance of Gilmore, TX; 16 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; sister, Elizabeth Belle Stoner of Gibson City, IL; and several nieces and nephews.
Viola was preceded in death by her parents, sister and four brothers.
There will be no public visitation. Graveside funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 9, 2021, at 12:00 noon at the Prairie Lawn Cemetery, Carlinville with Rev. Tim Rhodus officiating. Memorials are suggested to the family. Davis Anderson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.