Violet R. Newkirk 1923 – 2022

CAMERON - Violet Rose Newkirk, 98, of Cameron, passed away September 11, 2022. Violet was born December 14, 1923 to David and Alma (Cobbs) Shaefer in Raytown, MO.

Violet was a supervisor for Clinco Industries in Cameron. She was often seen around downtown Cameron with her team of employees. Violet was a member of the Cameron congregation of Jehovah Witness.

Violet was preceded in death by her husband Bill, 3 brothers and 3 sisters.

Violet is survived by her son William “Bill” Newkirk, Cameron; daughter Shirley (Will) Keller, North Kansas City, MO; 6 grandsons, Roy, Craig, Bryan, Billy Jr., Jeff and David; 10 great-grandchildren; 5 great great-grandchildren.

Services will be 2:00 PM, Monday September 19, 2022, at Poland-Thompson Chapel. Visitation will be 1:00 -2:00 prior to the service. Burial, Graceland Memorial Cemetery, Cameron.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the funeral home to help with funeral costs.

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Arrangements under the direction of Poland-Thompson Funeral Home, Cameron, MO.

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