Betty J. Williams
Betty J. Williams 1923 - 2017 Betty J. Williams, 93, of Sherman, passed away at 4:41 a.m. on Thursday, February 16, 2017 at Villa East. Betty was born on November 12, 1923 in Salisbury, the daughter of Newton P. and Bessie McGrew Irwin. She married Arthur Williams on July 14, 1942; he preceded her in death on February 20, 2011. Betty spent her life as a homemaker, taking care of her family. She was kind-hearted and loved being a mother and grandmother. Betty also enjoyed the mountains and square dancing in her spare time. She was also preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her sons, Curt (wife, Sherry) Williams of Sherman, Steve (wife, Karen) Williams, of Springfield, Gary (wife, Denise) Williams of Tyler, TX, and Raymond (partner, Donald) Williams of Shawnee Mission, KS; her daughter, Sharon (husband, Michael) Roth of Springfield; twelve grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren. Visitation and Funeral Ceremony: Family will receive friends from 10:00 until 10:45 a.m. on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at Kirlin-Egan & Butler Funeral Home, 900 S. 6th St., Springfield. A Funeral Ceremony will be held at 11:00 a.m. with Celebrant Judy Woerner officiating. Burial will be held at a later date at Camp Butler National Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Villa Senior Care Community, 100 Marian Parkway, Sherman, IL 62684. Please visit butlerfuneralhomes.com to offer your condolences.
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