September 29, 1917
OBITUARY ~ W. H. WILLIAMS (H.R.??? H.K.???)
W. H. Williams was born in Muskingdom County, Ohio, July 7th, 1854. He died in
Creston, Iowa, September 3, 1917, aged 64 years, 1 month and 18 days. He was
married to Mrs. Mattie Patterson at Norwood, Ill, The wife died in 1904,
daughter, Mrs. Myers, of Portage, Wisconsin.
He united with the Presbyterian Church at Norwood, Illinois, in 1872, and was
a member of this church at the time of his death. He has always lived a
consistent Christian life. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge. His death was
the first in a family of seven brothers and sisters.
He is survived by his daughter, Mrs. L. B. Myers, and grand-daughter,Susan
Clara, of Portage, Wisconsin; his four sisters, Mrs. N. M,
Morrison, Mrs. H. E. Adams, and Mrs. H. T. Yaw, of Diagonal; and Mrs. Maggie
Groves of Clearfield his two brothers, J. C. Williams of Diagonal and S. A.
Williams of Aledo, Illinois.
The funeral services were conducted at the Presbyterian Church in Diagonal
Wednesday afternoon, September 5th, at 2 p. m. by the
pastor, Rev. J. E. Rees, assisted by Rev. W. L. Lodwig of the Christian Church
and Rev. C. M. Edmondson of the M. E. Church. Interment
was made in the Diagonal Cemetery.
Transcription by Lorelei Rusco, June of 2011
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