In Memoriam : Mary Williams

Mary Williams Mary Catherine Williams - age: 95
(August 21, 1922 to February 01, 2018 )
Resident of Benton, Illinois

Visitation Information:
VISITATION:
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10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Monday, February 5, 2018
Leffler Funeral Home
401 East Main Street
Benton, Illinois 62812


FUNERAL:
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1:00 p.m. Monday, February 5, 2018
Leffler Funeral Home
401 East Main Street
Benton, Illinois 62812


BURIAL:
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Elder S.M. Williams Cemetery
Ewing, Illinois

Obituary:
Mrs. Mary Catherine (Woodring) “Woody” Williams, age 95, of Benton; passed away at 5:11 p.m. Thursday, February 1, 2018 at Helia Healthcare of Benton.

Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Monday, February 5, 2018 at the Leffler Funeral Home with Bro. Joe Zbinden officiating. Burial will be in the Elder S.M. Williams Cemetery of Ewing. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Monday, February 5, 2018 at the Leffler Funeral Home of Benton.

Mary Catherine was born on August 21, 1922 in Morganfield, KY, the daughter of Forrest Brody Woodring and Mable Everett (Knight) Woodring. She married Ora Stanford Williams in 1943, and he passed away on March 26, 1999.

She formerly worked at Ordill Ammunition Plant of Crab Orchard, and Turco of DuQuoin.

Woody was a former member of the Young Republicans and Willing Worker’s Club. She was a member of the Steel City Missionary Baptist Church.

She enjoyed swimming, riding motorcycles, dancing, and singing. She especially loved kids and spending time with her family.

Mrs. Williams is survived by her children: Jim Fones and wife Edith of Temecula, CA, Guy Williams of Benton, R. David Williams and wife Debbie of Benton, Stanley R. Williams and wife Jean Ann of Benton, Jeanita Spillman and husband Merv of Springfield, TN, Terry R. Williams and wife Mary of Benton, Rita E. Arcieri and husband Kevin of Conroe, TX; 21 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; a son Andy Williams; and two brothers: William E. Woodring and Forrest T. Woodring.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Steel City Missionary Baptist Church or the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, and will be accepted at the funeral home.

To leave online condolences to the family, or to share memories of Woody, visit www.lpfuneralhome.com








Anna Davis - February 6, 2018Contact this person Contact this person
RIP Woody, you will surely be missed, but enjoy your self with the Lord our God.