Of Ina Dies
At Age 69
Mrs. Allene Williams, 69, Ina, died at 2:30 p.m. Dec. 22, 1987, at
Crossroads Community Hospital.
Mrs. Williams was born Feb. 20, 1918, in Jefferson County, a daughter of
Matthew and Ivy (Wells) Merriman. On March 22, 1941, in Cape Girardeau, Mo.,
she married Buel L. Williams, who survives.
Services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Johnston Funeral Home in Ina with the Rev.
Dale Burzynski officiating. Burial will follow in Kirk Cemetery in Ina.
Friends may call after 6 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by one son, Darrell Williams of Washington;
two daughters, Sharon Williams of Mt. Vernon and Connie Grimes of Ina; six grandchildren;
two great-grandsons; two brothers, Wayne Merriman of Lebanon, Mo., and Lester Merriman
of Peoria; five sisters, Vaneeta Allen of Bonnie, Josephine Boger of Salem, Maxine Glesson
of O’Fallon, Grace Rozelle of El Jobean, Fla., and Mary Shelton of Lake Wales, Fla.
Mrs. Williams was a member of Bonnie Church of God.
Mrs. Williams was preceded in death by her parents, one granddaughter, one brother and
Source: Probably the Mount Vernon Register News
Date: Dec. 22, 1987
Submitted by: Cindy Ford
Transcribed By: Ann Evans