Viola Elizabeth Adamson

September 20, 1922April 10, 2011

Viola Elizabeth Adamson, 88, of Louisville, passed away peacefully on the evening of April 10, 2011 at Bashford East Nursing Home with her loving family by her side. She was the former Viola Homeister, a homemaker and a retired nurses aide for Audubon Hospital. She was a member of Guardian Angels Catholic Church. Viola loved to sew and collect porcelain dolls.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Buford Adamson, Sr., and her parents, John and Mary E. Young Homeister.

Left to cherish her memory are her children, Buford (Evelyn) Adamson Jr., Myra Crews, Donna (Bob) Johnson and Donald Adamson; brother, Norman (Shirley) Homeister; sisters, Mary Huber and Rose Pendleton; grandchildren, Tamera, Maria, Jeffrey, Christopher, Amy, John Adam, Bobby, Julia, and Jennifer, along with four great-grandchildren, Tyler, Zackary, Kyleigh and Chase.

Her Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, April 15, 2011, at 10 a.m. at St. Pius Catholic Church, 3521 Goldsmith Lane, Louisville, KY, 40220, with interment to follow in Resthaven Memorial Park, 4400 Bardstown Road. Visitation will be at the Arch L. Heady at Resthaven Funeral Home on Thursday evening from 2-8 p.m. with a prayer service at 4 p.m.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Diabetes Association.

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  • Mass of Christian Burial Friday, April 15, 2011
  • Visitation Thursday, April 14, 2011
  • Burial Friday, April 15, 2011

Viola Elizabeth Adamson

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Brandy Starr

April 15, 2011

I'm so sorry for your loss. Viola was such a wonderful person and I know she will be greatly missed.
I appreciate the opportunity to care for her during her time at Bashford and it was always a pleasure.
I pray for strength for each of you during this difficult time.
God bless each of you

Bekkie Siebel

April 13, 2011

Sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts.

Tina Lush

April 12, 2011

My beautiful aunt Sissy, you are loved beyond the expression of words & your memories will be with us always... she will be greatly missed. It is not good-bye, but only goodnight until we meet again in that ever-lasting light!