Mt. Vernon Register-News

Obituaries

December 19, 2013

Roxie Williams

Roxie Faye Williams, nee Johnston, 86, of Trenton, died Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese.

She was born Feb. 3, 1927, in McCleansboro.

She was a member of the Westgate Baptist Church in Trenton.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband Robert W. “Bob” Williams, whom she married Oct. 16, 1945, in Lincoln, Neb. She was also preceded in death by her parents, Lee and Letha (Oneil) Johnston; a sister, Charlotte Garrison; and brothers, Newton Johnston and Eugene Becker.

She is survived by daughter, Cherolyn Williams of Vero Beach, Fla; son, Michael (Joy) Williams Sr. of Bethany; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; brother, Ernie (Eflene) Johnston; and sisters, Verla Grammer and Gayla Sue (Lonnie) Lane.

Funeral services were held Dec. 17. Interment was in Kirk Cemetery in Ina.

Memorials can be made to Westgate Baptist Church or the American Cancer Society and will be received at the Moss funeral home, Trenton.

Expressions of sympathy can be sent to www.mossfuneralhome.com.

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