DE SOTO – Violet E. Byron, age 94, January 31, 2018. Dear mother of Gary (Bobbie) Christopher, Bonne Terre, Mike (Vicky) Christopher, De Soto and the late Phyllis Christopher; grandmother of Cody Christopher, Drew Christopher, and the late Matthew Christopher; dear great-grandmother; sister; aunt; and friend. Visitation will be 7-8 p.m. Friday February 2, 2018, at Dietrich-Mothershead Funeral Home, 220 N. Main St. in De Soto. A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, February 3, 2018, at Dietrich-Mothershead Funeral Home. Interment at Blackwell Masonic Cemetery.