Mrs. Evelyn R. Williams, 84, of Gladstone, Illinois died at 11:31 p.m. Wednesday, December 5, 2012, at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.
Born February 10, 1928 in Oakville, she was the daughter of Edward and Alma Ashby Young. On October 7, 1950 she married Harold E. Williams in Oakville.
Mrs. Williams was a graduate of Oakville High School and a 1949 graduate of Mercy Hospital School of Nursing. She was a registered nurse working at Mercy Hospital, Burlington Public Schools, Dr. Walter Friday's office and for a number of years at Henderson County Health Department.
She was a member of Gladstone United Methodist Church, Community Club and Home Extension. She enjoyed gardening, yard work, sewing, crafts, traveling and she loved cooking for her family.
Survivors include her husband, Harold E. Williams of Gladstone; one daughter, Linda Scott of Danville; one son, Edward R. Williams of Gladstone; three granddaughters; six great grandchildren; and one sister, Delpha Blint of Mt. Pleasant.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Earl Dean Young.
A memorial has been established for Gladstone United Methodist Church.
Dear Harold, Linda, and Ed. Mom just recently heard of Evelyn's passing. We are sincerely sorry. She was a great lady and will be deeply missed.
Harold, I am so sorry that I could not make it to Evelyn's funeral. So sorry that she is gone, but we MUST always picture her with our Lord and experiencing MUCH happiness. You folks were always a neat couple and I pray that you will be blessed with friends and family to help mend your loss. Love and Prayers, Vernett
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My condolences go to Linda and her entire family. You have been through more than one person should ever go through. Love Ya.
I am sorry to learn of your family sorrow. The death of a loved one is painful. If I may, I'd like to share scripture found in your Bible that may comfort you in some way. John 6:40 reads...For this is the will of my Father, that everyone that beholds the Son and exercises faith in him should have everlasting life, and I will resurrect him in the last day. You see, according to this promise, we have hope.
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