PHOENIX: (602) 906-9600 | PEORIA: (623) 486-1955

Date of Birth: January 07, 1928

Date of Death: May 16, 2021

Viola was born and raised in Gadsden, Alabama, as her parents were Ben & Ola Thurkill. She married Charles Everette Works, on June-14th-1947, and in the early 1950's, moved to Cuba, due to my father's construction job, in that Country. We lived there until 1960, as we then moved to Florida. Viola & Charles, lived in Florida, until 2008, as I then relocated them to Arizona, to be closer to family. Viola lived at Lifestream Senior Living, until May of 2021. Viola was a Housewife most of her career, and also worked at a local Goodwill Store in Ruskin, Florida.

Service Information

Viewing will be held on May-27th at 3PM, at Best Funeral Home, located on 94th Ave & Peoria.


Both Viola and her husband Charles, were generous in helping others, when they could. They often financially, helped out both friends and family, over the years.