Blanche Williams

September 12, 1909 — October 25, 2010

Blanche Williams

Blanche Williams age 101, Ridgway's oldest resident died Monday, October 25, 2010. Blanche was born September 12, 1909 to the late Frank and Ada (Downen) Wilson. On August 7, 1928 she was married to Charles Williams with whom she shared 70 wonderful years of marriage when he preceded her in death in 1999. Blanche was a pillar of the community, always so pleasant and caring. Blanche attended church for many years at the Ridgway First Baptist. She was a good wife, wonderful mother, grandmother, aunt and sister. She will be greatly missed by the Ridgway area.

Blanche is survived by, her daughter in law Helen (Allen) Williams of Marion, Il, Grandsons, Kurt Williams of Marion, Il and Dr. Kent (Robin) Williams of Nashville, TN a granddaughter Cindy (Hugh) Myrick of Kernerville, NC along with great grandchildren, Danielle Muehlenbein, Nicole Williams and Kacy Williams, Joshua Williams, Benjamin Williams, and Kaitlyn Williams. She is also survived by a sister in law, Hattie Williams along with many nieces, nephews, cousins and really good friends. She was preceded in death by, her parents, her husband, son - Lloyd Williams, brother - Clyde Wilson, 3 Sisters - Lena Rister, Bessie Hedges and Hazel Wilson.

Visitation for Blanche will be on Thursday, October 28, 2010 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Cox and Son Funeral Home in Ridgway. Funeral Services will be on Friday, October 29, 2010 at Cox and Son Funeral Home in Ridgway starting at 11AM, with Rev. Rob Gallion officiating and interment will be in Asbury Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers the family ask donations be made to Asbury Cemetery. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

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