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"Theo" Williams

Thursday, March 10, 2005

Born 10-23-1913 -- Died 3-1-2005

Charles Theodore "Theo" Williams, 91, of Alton, Mo., was born Oct. 23, 1913, in Riverton, Mo., and died March 1, 2005, at Cox Medical Center in Springfield, Mo.

He was a member of Riverton Baptist Church and was a deacon for many years. He was a decorated World War II veteran, having served with the United States Army.

Survivors include his wife, Irene Williams of the home; four children -- Doris Williams of National City, Calif., Roger Williams of West Plains, Janice Andrews and Barbara Nix, both of Alton; 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-granddaughter.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Charley and Lizzie Anderson-Williams; two broth- ers -- Fred and Charles Williams; and two sisters -- Freda Kesner and Amy Wilkerson.

Services were March 3 in Clary Chapel with David Case officiating.

Burial was in Riverton Cemetery with arrangements by the Clary Funeral Home.