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Viola C. Tyson

Viola C. Tyson

Reverend Viola C. Tyson, 88, of Mountain View Estates, Avis, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019 at the Gatehouse Hospice Unit, Williamsport.

She was born on June 25, 1930 in Lock Haven to George and Edith Johnson Campbell.

Viola was a 1948 graduate of the Lock Haven High School, and 1971 graduate of Lock Haven University, majoring in Elementary Education and teaching at KCSD. She then entered Duke Divinity School in 1979, and was ordained in 1982. She was also member of the College of Women in Central Pa. Conference.

She had also served as Director on both CEPA of Central Pa. conf. and Crafts Inc.

Viola is survived by her daughter, Heidi (Steve) Herman of Lock Haven; four grandchildren, Jessica (David) Corob, Dana (Lucas) Cain, Jonathan Herman, and Jason Tyson; and four great-grandchildren. Viola was preceded in death by her husband, Sydney, in 1975, and a sister, Mary Buck, in 2001.

Funeral services for Reverend Viola C. Tyson will be held on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019 at 12 p.m. in the Flemington United Methodist Church, 25 High Street, Flemington, Pa.

Family and friends will be received in the church one hour prior to the services.

Officiating will be Pastor Rick L. Conklin from the church. Interment will be in the Dunnstown Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in Viola’s name can be made to Flemington United Methodist Church.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Yost-Gedon Funeral Home & Cremation Services LLC. 121 W. Main St. Lock Haven, Pa.

Online thoughts and memories can be made at www.yost-gedonfuneralhome.com.