Violet O. Humphrey, age 90, of Hume, Missouri, died Wednesday, May 2, 2007 at St. Luke's Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri. She was born April 21, 1917 in Linn County, the daughter of George and Leona Graham Henne. She graduated from Hume High School. On December 26, 1936, she married Edward Humphrey at Butler, Missouri. He preceded her in death on March 20, 1986. She and Edward owned the Humphrey Grocery, and later owned Humphrey TV in Hume, Missouri.
Violet was a member of the Hume United Methodist Church and was actively involved with quilting and making articles for the Lord's Acre Day.
She loved to cook and was always willing to do so for any church function. She was a member of Order of Eastern Star and had received her 50 year pin.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and two brothers, Verl and Orville Henne. Survivors include two sons; Melvin Humphrey and Judy of Nevada, Missouri and Merl Humphrey and Margaret of Fort Scott; four grandchildren, Mark, Kristen, Marsha and Marilyn; eight great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, May 6, 2007 at the United Methodist Church, Hume, Missouri. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m., Saturday at the Coffel-Schneider Chapel, Hume. Contributions are suggested to the Hume United Methodist Church. Interment will be in Hume Cemetery.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.coffelschneider.com.