Lura Nettie, daughter of Ralph and Nancy (SIMPSON) STEVENS, was born near Diagonal, Iowa November 10, 1889, and passed
away at her home in Des Moines, Iowa at the age of 79 years and 9 days. [November 19, 1968]
She attended school in Bethel community southwest of Diagonal, and on December 31, 1908 was united in marriage with
Harvey M[onroe]. "Roe" WILLIAMS. A son, Lyle was born to this union.
She became a member of the Diagonal Presbyterian church at an early age, and had been a resident of Des Moines for 51
She took a great interest in her family and the home she made for them and made frequent visits to this, her home
community, keeping contact with relatives here, and friends of long standing.
She is survived by her son Lyle, her daughter-in-law, Eleanor, of Indianola, a granddaughter, Mr. and Mrs. (Betty) Craig
WORRELL of Cozad, Neb., and by six great-grandchildren, Dennis, Vickie, Diane, and Jeffery WORRELL, Robin and Bobbie
WILLIAMS of Indianola.
Preceding her in death were her husband, who died July 13, 1959, and a grandson, Robert, whose death occurred July 24,
Other survivors include a brother, Homer STEVENS of Mt. Ayr, a sister, Mrs. Rudolph FOGLE of Diagonal, many nieces and
She was a kind and loving mother, sister and aunt, and is sadly missed by her family and friends who knew and loved her.
Funeral services were held from the Diagonal Presbyterian church Friday, November 22, 1968 with the Rev. Ivo RANDELS
officiating. Burial was in Bethel cemetery
[Ringgold County, Iowa].
Courtesy of Deloris (Gravett) and Ramon L. Bear, November of 2009
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