Viola Tolley Cordle, age 90, of Bristol, VA passed in her Lord’s loving arms on Thursday, November 14, 2019. She was born Hampton, TN, a daughter of the late Lacy Tolley and Annabella Tolley Babs, and she lived most of her life in the Bristol area. She worked as a machine operator for Bristol Products and L.C. King. Mrs. Cordle was of the Baptist Faith.
Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Eddie Cordle; several brothers; sister, Elsie Ealey; and son, Ricky Blaylock. Survivors include her sons, Wayne Shaffer, Ronnie Blaylock and wife Roxanne; daughters, Brenda Stowers, Vickie Goodman and husband Kenneth, Wanda Kaye Gillman; several grandchildren, great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be held 3 p.m. Sunday, November 17, 2019 in the Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Sean Franklin officiating. The family will receive friends from 2 until 3 p.m. prior to the service. Special thanks Caris Healthcare Hospice, medics, nurses and Dr. Thompson. Memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 9050 Executive Park Dr Suite A106, Knoxville, TN 37923 or American Heart Association, 3101 Browns Mill Road, Ste. 6, PMB 321, Johnson City, TN 37604.
Online condolences may be registered at www.weaverfuneralhome.net. Arrangements have been made with Weaver Funeral Home and Cremation Services.