Dorothy Williams
Mrs. Dorothy Williams, 65, of Salem Road, died at 1:10 pm yesterday 
at Hickory Grove Manor Nursing Home. She was a former employee in the 
office of Florsheim Shoe Co.

Funeral services will be held at 3:30 pm Sunday at Myers Chapel, with 
the Rev. Russell Richardson and the Rev. Everett Lemay officiating.  
Burial will be in Hopewell Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home 
after 6 pm Saturday.

Mrs. Williams was born in Jefferson county on April 6, 1909, the daughter 
of Albert and Agnes (Vaughn) Carpenter. She was married to Lester M. Williams, 
who preceded her in death in 1954. Mrs. Williams was a member of Logan Street 
Baptist church.

She is survived by one son, Jerry Bob Williams, Mt. Vernon; one daughter, Mrs. 
Nancy Hancock, Mt. Vernon; one brother, Earl Carpenter, Peoria; two sisters, Mrs. 
Cora Ratliff and Mrs. Ruth Johnson, both of Mt. Vernon; and five grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one brother.

Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Date: 1-3-1975
Submitted by: Ken Richardson

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