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Obituaries

Obituaries

Helen Williams 1913 - 2008 Lawrence

Funeral services for Helen Williams, 94, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Fairmount United Methodist Church in Leavenworth. Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery in Basehor.Mrs. Williams died Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2008, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.She was born April 29, 1913, in Basehor, the daughter of Ingward and Waneta Younger.Mrs. Williams was a member of Fairmount United Methodist Church. She was also a member of the Merry Matrons and was active in United Methodist Women.She married Eddie Williams on Aug. 5, 1931. He died in 1995.Survivors include a daughter, Gerry Swope and husband Art, Columbia, Mo.; three sons, Jim Williams and wife Shirley, Overland Park, Dale Williams and wife Meredith, Leavenworth, and Melvin Williams and wife Joyce, Lawrence; a sister, Ruby Eyerly, Leavenworth; 13 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Davis Funeral Chapel in Leavenworth.The family suggests memorials to the church, sent in care of the funeral home, 531 Shawnee St., Leavenworth, KS 66048.