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Rosemary Viginia Williams, 90, of Wayne City, Illinois passed away at 8:00 A.M. Sunday, January 22, 2017 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon, Illinois. She was born Saturday, February 13, 1926 in Wayne County, Illinois to parents, Ray M. & Mabel M. (Case) Cates. She married Loren C. Williams on May 8, 1942 in Cape Girardeau, Missouri and he preceded her in death on October 7, 1969.
A Gathering of Family and Friends will be held from 10:00 A.M. until service time, 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at Archie L. Sanders Memorial Chapel in Wayne City, Illinois.
A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at Archie L. Sanders Memorial Chapel at Thomason Cemetery in Wayne City, Illinois with Pastor Gary Kline officiating. A Burial of Ashes will directly follow at Mt. Zion Cemetery in Bluford, Illinois.
Rosemary Viginia Williams is survived by her son, Ronald Dale Ron Williams of Wayne City, Illinois; 2 grandchildren, Beth Turner and husband, Brad of Fairfield, Illinois and Rhonda Jane Loveless of Woodlawn, Illinois; 5 great grandchildren, Ryan Turner and wife, Karissa, Brett Turner, Eric Turner and wife, Ashley, Lindsey Peterson, and Brent Peterson; 9 great-grandchildren, Jaxon Turner, Ava Turner, Ella Turner, Landon Turner, Emery Turner, Brayden Duncan, Cameron Peterson, Evan Peterson, and Hadley Peterson; grand daughter-in-law, Nanette Williams; sister, Jeta Joan Lowry of Joliet, Illinois; brother, Ernie Dean Cates and wife, Betty of Bluford, Illinois; and several nieces and nephews.
Her parents; husband; grandson, Eldon Ray Williams; brother, James Robert Cates; and daughter-in-law, Joey Williams preceded her in death.
Rosemary was a member of Zion Missionary Baptist Church and was a line stitch hemmer at the Garment Factory in Wayne City.
For those who wish, memorials may be given to the Mt. Zion Cemetery and will be accepted at the funeral home or mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mount Vernon, Illinois 62864.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call (618) 242-3348 or visit www.hugheyfh.com for further information and to send condolences.
Published on January 23, 2017
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