Violet Alvard

Thursday, October 22, 2020

Violet Francine (Bilyeu) Alvard of Blue Eye, Missouri, was born March 14, 1961 in Springfield, Missouri to Bobby Jack and Janice (Doss) Bilyeu. Violet passed away Saturday, October 17, 2020 in Branson at the age of 59.

She worked for over 15 years at Silver Dollar City and continued waitressing for many years. Her enjoyment was going to the casino and playing scratcher tickets. Violet most loved spending time with her children and grandchildren.

Violet is survived by her longtime partner Grady Youngblood; children Crystal Goforth and husband Jesse, Heather Ness and Darren Swofford, Robbie Ness and wife Kandra, Megan Ness, Randi Walker and husband Matt, Cassandra Moses; grandchildren Colter Goforth, Ryder Swofford, Jackson Ness, Jocee Ness, Michael Walker, Sean Walker, Brady Meadows, Gavin Meadows; mother Janice (Doss) Bilyeu; seven siblings; several nieces, nephews, along with a host of other family and friends.

She is preceded in death by her father Bobby Jack Bilyeu; siblings Lily Bilyeu, John Bilyeu.

A Memorial Service will be 11:00 am, Friday, October 23, 2020 at Boyd Church of God in Oak Grove with Pastor Les Robinson and Pastor Gary Jennings officiating. Family will be available from 10:00 am till 11:00 am before the service to visit with friends. Memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society, c/o Anstaff Bank, Attn Tiffany Ball, PO Box 272, Berryville, AR 72616. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Online condolences may be sent to the family at