Friday, September 22, 2017

Lynn Williams – Obituary

Lynn Williams, age 68 years, a resident of rural Grantsburg, Illinois, passed away Thursday morning, August 17, 2017, at 2:45 A.M. at her home.

Lynn was born April 2, 1949 in Brownfield (Pope County) Illinois. She was the daughter of John S. “Jay” and Roberta M. (Morris) Wells.

On November 18, 1967, Lynn was united in marriage to Rodney Williams. He survives.

Lynn is also survived by: her children – Richard (his wife, Tammy) Williams of Karnak, Ryan Williams of Grantsburg, and Becky (her husband, Jason) Bell of Paducah; 7 grandchildren – Trevor Williams, Samantha Williams, Kyle Ellis, Nicki Ellis, Conner Meadows, Rayleigh Meadows, and Brynlee Johnson.

Lynn was preceded in death by her parents, John S. “Jay” Wells and Roberta M. Petty.

Lynn was a 1967 graduate of Vienna High School. She was a homemaker and enjoyed flower gardening, reading, taking care of her animals and spending time with her family. Lynn was of the Baptist faith.

A graveside service honoring the life of Lynn Williams will be conducted Saturday morning, August 19, 2017, at 10 AM at the Vienna Fraternal Cemetery.

There will be no public visitation. Family and friends are asked to gather at the cemetery at 9:45 AM Saturday.

Memorials may be made to Project Hope Humane Society, P.O. Box 125, Metropolis, IL 62960 or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1905.

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