Viola “Candy” M. Pride


Viola “Candy” M. Pride, 94, of Chandler, Indiana passed away on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at the Heritage Center in Evansville, Indiana.
Viola was born in Dubois County, Indiana on November 20, 1924 to the late Jacob and Mary (Timling) Hemmerlein.
She was a lifetime member of Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Chandler, Indiana. Viola owned and operated Candy’s Beauty Salon for many years. She loved sewing and quilting.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, Cletus “Pete” Ray Pride; daughter, Jeanette Butts; infant sister, Leola Hemmerlein; infant brother, Jacob Hemmerlein; siblings, Willis Hemmerlein, Eugene Hemmerlein, Margaret Zehr, Helen Mann;
Viola is survived by her children, Karen Willett and her husband Larry of Evansville, IN; Mike Pride and his wife, Carol of Jasper, IN; Glenn Pride and his wife, Neela of Oak Park, IL; grandchildren, Ryan Leslie and his wife, Laura of Concord, NH; Allyson Jaebker and her husband, Mark of Evansville, IN; Suzanne Coblentz and her husband, Eric of Edgewater, FL; Karishma Pride of Oak Park, IL; Anjali Pride of Oak Park, IL; great-grandchildren, Avery Klingaman of Evansville, IN; Ian Leslie of Concord, NH; Megan Leslie of Concord, NH; Collin Coblentz of Orlando, FL; Cassie Thewes and (Cody Conroy) of Orlando, FL; great-great-grandchildren, Jack, Julia, and Jameson Conroy; siblings, Liz Ledbetter of Evansville, IN; Marcella Laughlin of Evansville, IN; Harold Hemmerlein; Amos Hemmerlein and his wife, Judy of Haysville, IN; Alfred Hemmerlein and his wife, Bernie of FL; sisters-in-law, Marilyn Hemmerlein, Pauline King; several nieces and nephews.
Services will be 12 P.M. on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 338 South State Street, Chandler, Indiana 47610 with Pastor Jack Weiland officiating. Burial will be at Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery in Evansville, Indiana.
Visitation will be held from 10 A.M. until 12 P.M. on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at the church.
The family would like to thank the staff of the Heritage Center and Heritage Hospice for their loving care and support.
Memorial contributions may be made to Cumberland Presbyterian Church or to a charity of your choice.

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