Viola Virginia Lynn, 96, of Columbus, passed away on Friday, April 28, 2017 at St. Ann's Hospital. She was born in Jerusalem, Ohio on June 21, 1920 to the late Edward and Clara (Reischman) Miller. Vi was 13 of 15 children.

After raising her family in Columbus, Viola was employed at and retired from Schottenstein's Dept. Store. Harry and Vi became snow birds wintering in Largo, Fla.. She was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church since 1968.

Viola is preceded in death by her loving husband, Harry Lynn; she is survived by devoted children, Michael (Diane) Lynn of Columbus, Timothy (Gayla) Lynn of Virginia Beach, Va., and Mary Lu (Marty) Flint of Westerville; grandchildren, Alex Lynn, Bryan Flint and Sarah Flint.

The family received friends on Monday, May 1 with a prayer service at Schoedinger North Chapel, 5554 Karl Rd., Columbus, OH 43229. Mass of Christian Burial was Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at St. Anthony Catholic Church, 1300 Urban Drive, Columbus, OH 43229. Interment followed at Resurrection Cemetery. Father Tom Petry celebrant.

In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to St. Anthony Catholic Church. Please visit to send condolences and share memories