Born 6-29-1921 -- Died 11-1-2002
Herbert Alexander Williams, 81, of West Plains, Mo. was born June 29, 1921, in Oregon County, Mo., and passed away Nov. 1, 2002, at his home. He was married to Willa Marie Jenkins on May 12, 1947, in Salem, Ark.Survivors include two daughters -- Janice Mahan and husband, Dwayne of West Plains, and Gayle Saunders and husband Rick of Salem; one son, Bill Williams and wife, Janice of Alton; four grandchildren -- Angela Lindeman of Springfield, Stephanie Saunders of Santiago, Chile, Josh Williams of West Plains, and Dustin Williams of Alton; one brother, Bill Williams of Viola; one sister Ruth Cockman of Alton; a special friend, Caralee Barton of Thayer; and numerous other relatives and friends.He was preceded in death by his parents, Sam and Evlon Williams; his wife, Willa Williams; one nephew, Larry Cockman; and one great-nephew, Michael Williams.Services were held on Nov. 3, at the Clary Chapel with Bro. Robert Lash and Bro. Fred Perkins officiating. Burial was in the Many Springs Cemetery with arrangements under the direction of the Clary Funeral Home of Alton.Memorials contributions can be made to Riverways Hospice.