Brashears, Viola

Viola Brashears

Submitted by: Bertie Brashears Mitchell

Viola Brashears was born October 29, 1904 at Spiro, Indian Territory. She was born t Tobias and Bessie (Howard) Brashears. When she was five weeks old, the family moved to Lona, now called Lona Valley. Tobias Brashears allotted land in Lona for all the family, including Mary Jane, his mother. Viola married Henry Lourimore on July 11, 1924. A few years later they bought the land that was the original allotment of Mary Jane Brashears, the grandmother of Viola. Henry and Viola moved into the same house in