Memorial services for Violet “Vi” Eloise Martin McQueen, 96, of Memphis, TX, will be at 3:00 PM on Sunday, May 7, 2006 at the First United Methodist Church in Memphis, TX, with Rev. Gary Boles, officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery under the direction of Hughs Funeral Home in Memphis, Texas. Mrs. McQueen passed away on Thursday, May 4, 2006 in Memphis, TX. She was born on March 10, 1910 in Paris, TX to the late Mr. Mance Carl Martin and Jessie Wilson Martin. She married Ira “Bones” McQueen on December 27, 1925 in Memphis, TX. He preceded her in death in 1988. They farmed and lived in the Salisbury Community, south of Memphis, for many years and moved to Memphis in 1958, where she lived the remainder of her life. Vi was a homemaker and a member of the First United Methodist Church. Over the years, she and Bones traveled extensively. She loved the mountains of Wyoming and spent many summers there golfing, hunting, fishing and making many friends. Later, she loved and participated in the Memphis Senior Citizens Group. She was preceded in death by one son, Larry McQueen and four brothers. She is survived by two sons, Kenneth McQueen and wife Mary Beth of Oklahoma City, OK; Jerry McQueen and wife Joy of Kingwood, TX; one sister, Carlene Martin Jones of Bovina, TX; a sister-in-law, Janet McQueen Sweatt of Amarillo, TX; a daughter-in-law, Dora McQueen of Memphis, TX; seven grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews. She loved Merlene McDermott, Mary Gonzales and Wanda Messick who gave to her much love and tender care in her later years.. The family suggests memorials to the First United Methodist Church, 121 North 8th , Memphis, TX 79245 or the Fairview Cemetery, Box 265, Memphis, TX 79245 The family will greet friends on Saturday, May 6, 2006 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the funeral home.