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Subject: [ARIZARD] Sarah Williams Obituary
Date: Tue, 01 May 2007 11:29:47 -0400
Stella Blankenship Williams of Melbourne, daughter of the late Georgie Lee and
Blankenship, was born February 25, 1913, at Newburg. She died December 18,
2000, at Pioneer
Nursing and Rehab Center in Melbourne. She was 87.
Mrs. Williams was a homemaker and a devoted wife and mother. She was lifelong
First Baptist Church of Melbourne.
Survivors include: two daughters, Bonnie Williams Cone of Little Rock and Mary
Ann Hall of
Harrison; four sisters, Loyce Floyd of Melbourne, Helen Hudgens, Joyce Floyd,
Durhan, all of Independence, Missouri; four grandchildren; Annette Herrington,
and Maria Henery, all of Little Rock; and John Wray of Springdale; six
Christina Blue, Caroline Herrington, Patrick Cone, Alex Cone, Rachel Wray, and
and a host of nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband of
49 years, Tom
Williams; an infant son; her parents; three brothers, Stanley, Lonnie and Jess
Funeral services were held December 20, 2000, at First Baptist Church in
Reverend Doyne Robertson officiating. Pallbearers were Jimmy Cone John Wray,
Herrington, Paul Henry, Deanie Floyd, Wayne Moore, Y. D. Whitehurst, Bige Wray,
Cone, and Sam Cooke.
Interment was in Melbourne Cemetery under the direction of Roller-Crouch Funeral