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Wilma Williams

December 20, 1917 June 8, 2014
Wilma Williams
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Wilma Williams, age 96, of the Rock Community, Pope County, IL passed away at home on June 8, 2014.
She was born December 20, 1917 to William and Lucy (Enboden) Washam in Rosebud, IL. Wilma married James L. Williams of Metropolis on June 7, 1934; he preceded her on May 29, 1985. She worked at the Glove Factory as floor “Boss Lady” for 32 years. Wilma and her husband also worked at Mooseheart as cottage parents for ten years. She loved to garden. She attended the Church of God in Metropolis when growing up and was baptized into that faith.
Wilma is survived by her daughter, Dawn Elam; two grandchildren, Angela (Chuck) Nicol; Joe (Jeanne) Elam all of Golconda; four nieces and two nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one brother, William Washam; sister, Thelma Prather; son-in-law, Stanley Elam.
Graveside service will be 3:00 pm Saturday June 14, 2014 at IOOF Cemetery in Metropolis, IL. Visitation will be from 12 – 2pm Saturday June 14, 2014 at Aly Funeral Home in Eddyville.

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