Viola is the first wife of my Great Uncle, Charles Layton Elder.
Viola was born in 1893 in Stephensport Ky. Daughter of Mike and Laura Rush Basham.
They would have 5 children in 7 years.
In 1922 at the age of 29, Viola died. She was laid to rest at Calvary Cemetery, Cloverport KY.
In 1924 Charles remarried and moved to Kansas.
General Elder served 38 years in the Army during WW1, WW2 and Korea.