Carolyn L. Williams

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Carolyn L. Williams



Carolyn L. Williams, 87, St. Joseph, Missouri went to her eternal home Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at a local healthcare facility.

Carolyn was born May 11, 1925 in Adel, Iowa, the daughter of Lurentes and Myrtle (Talbott) Morse.

She married Oscar H. Williams, Jr. on June 12, 1948.

Carolyn worked as a photographic retoucher for several studios, as a clerk at United Department store and as a telemarketer. She was also a member of Woodson Chapel Christian Church.

Carolyn loved her family very much and spending time with them, especially during the holidays. She also enjoyed giving her time to charities, having spent time with the March of Dimes and the local food kitchen.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; sister, Dorothy Kilgore; and nephew, John Sprague.

Survivors: sons, David Williams (Kathie), Maryville, Missouri and Donnie Williams, St. Joseph, Missouri; six grandchildren, Shane Williams (Amy) and Tracy Stewart (Melissa), St. Joseph, Missouri, Amanda Wiederholt (Jason), Jacob Williams, Elijah Williams, and Brooklynn Williams, Maryville, Missouri; eleven great-grandchildren; niece, Mary Norris; and great-niece, Melanie Norris.

Services:  1:00 P.M. Saturday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery.  The family will receive friends 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Friday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory, where friends may call after 5:00 P.M. Friday. Memorial contributions may be made to Woodson Chapel or a charity of the Donor’s Choice. Online guest book and obituary at

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  1. Jay & Teresa says:

    Thinking of you during this time and the days ahead. Wishing you peace and sending you prayers.

    Jay, Teresa, Grant & Tessa

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