Funeral services for Florene Williams, 95, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, September 19, 2013, in the Rose Chapel at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mrs. Williams died at 8:40 p.m., Sunday, September 15, 2013, at West Vue Nursing Center.
She was born July 21, 1918, at Grimmet, Missouri, to William Foster “Bud” Turner and Sarah “Sally” Rowan Turner. On December 23, 1933, she was married in Howell County, Missouri, to Clifford Leroy Williams, who preceded her in death on July 15, 1986. She was a very loving wife, mother and grandmother and had many friends. She enjoyed being a full time housewife, cooking and quilting. Mrs. Williams had been a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Olden, Missouri for over eighty years.
She is survived by two children, Robert Williams and Vonda Hunt, husband, Junior; four grandchildren, Cathy Wood, Cindy Weeks, husband, Greg, Vonna Doering, husband, Doug and Ronna Turner, husband, Brent; six great-grandchildren, Scott Brown, wife, Krystal, Rob Brown, wife, Jennifer, Devin Cravens, husband, Ben, Cody Weeks, wife, Ashley, Regan Turner, Jaker Turner; one step-grandson, Randy Hunt, wife, Karen; two step-great-grandchildren, Brice and Ethan Hunt; five great-great-grandchildren; Rilee, Reese, Sydney, Griffin Brown and Chace Cravens; and many nieces and nephews.
Her parents, husband, daughter-in-law, Patricia Williams, son-in-law, Lehman Coldiron, , six brothers, William, Rich, Oscar, Carl, Dorval and Virgil Turner and five sisters, Cora, Gertrude, Lola, Alice and Thelma, precede her in death.
Mrs. Williams will lie in state from 3:00 p.m., Wednesday until service time at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Mt. Zion Cemetery at Olden, Missouri. Memorial contributions may be made to Mt. Zion Cemetery, and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.