Viola Bernice Fritz Kennett, age 62, of Plainville, GA, formerly from Illinois, passed away Monday, November 25, 2013 in Gordon Hospital in Calhoun, GA.
Viola was born October 6, 1951 in Springfield, Illinois, daughter of the Velma Wilson Ladage and the late Richard Guy Fritz. She graduated from PORTA High School in 1969. Viola was a member of the Calhoun Seventh-Day Adventist Church and had been employed by Coppage, Leman and Ward Attorneys of Dalton, GA. She was a special lady, who wanted to take care everyone, she was loved by many, she loved her God, her family and her friends and was awaiting Jesus’ soon return.
Besides her father she was preceded in death by her two sisters, Vicky Hinds and Debra Bagby.
Survivors include her mother, Velma Wilson Ladage of Plainville; one daughter, Stephanie Fair and her husband Wayne of Panama City, Florida; her brothers and sisters, Guy Fritz and his wife Debby of Oakford, Lester Fritz of Rockford, Cathy Fritz of Plainville, GA, John Ladage of Acworth, GA, and Paul Fritz of Nashville, TN; her grandchildren, Michael Marcus of Clayton, GA, Cassaundra Marcus of Panama City, FL, and Brandon Marcus of Clayton, GA; a special aunt, Ula Pritchett of Petersburg; as well as a number of other aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Visitation will be held on Monday, December 2, 2013 from 11:00 until time of funeral service at 12:00 PM at Mott & Henning Funeral Home in Athens. Graveside services will be held at Rose Hill Cemetery in Petersburg, following the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to American Heart Association or a charity of choice.
Family is being served by Mott & Henning Funeral Home, in Athens, IL.