JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
John Williams of Marlow Dies at Age 89 Years

John I. Williams, 89, of Marlow, died at 7:30 a.m. Sunday at the home 
of a daughter in Mt. Vernon.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday at the Bluford 
Funeral Home.  The Rev. Marion Frank and the Rev. Ray Kelley will 
officiate and burial will be in Black Oak Ridge cemetery.

The body will lie in state at the Bluford Funeral Home where friends 
may call after 4:00 p.m. today.   Masonic rites will be conducted at 
8:00 o'clock tonight.

Mr. Williams was born Oct. 10, 1880, in Mt. Vernon township, the son of 
Samuel B. and Sarah (Rich) Williams.  He was married to Anna Belle 
Marlow, who preceded him in death in 1959.

Mr. Williams was a retired dairy farmer and had been a member of 
Jefferson Lodge number 368 A.F. and A.M. for 61 years.

Survivors include two sons, Gerald Williams, of Mt. Vernon, and Paul 
Williams, of Marlow; two daughters, Mrs. Jewell Davis and Mrs. Cecile 
Pasley, both of Mt. Vernon; one sister, Mrs. Vina Frank, of West 
Frankfort; eight grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, and three great 
great grandchildren.

Mr. Williams was also preceded in death by his parents, two sons, one 
brother and one sister.


Source: Newspaper clipping from my grandmother 
Date: 1969
Submitted by: Sandy (Whalen) Bauer
Relationship - Great granddaughter
 

 

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