Lewis Lamuel Williams
Lewis Williams Retired Farmer Dies at Age 82
Lewis Lamuel Williams died at 1:00 a.m. today at the
home of his daughter, Mrs. Burnett Wells of RFD 3,
Mt. Vernon. His age was 82 years, 4 months, and 26 days.
Mr. Williams, a retired farmer, had been in failing health
for the past three years.
He was born December 21, 1868. He was married to Annie French,
who preceded him in death June 18, 1949.
He is survived by three sons, Annison of Cullman, Ala.;
John of Elsinore, Calif.; and Cpl. Charles stationed in
New York with the US Army; three daughters, Mrs. Vera Russell
of Bluford; Miss Lorene Williams of Evansville, Ind.; and
Mrs. Burnett Wells of Mt. Vernon; three brothers, Roe of
St. Louis, MO; and Walter and Oscar of Bluford; a sister
Mrs. Inez Sawyer of Texico; and 13 grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter and a son.
Mr. Williams was a member of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church.
The body was removed to the Pulley Funeral Home. Funeral
arrangements were incomplete.
Date: July 25, 1950
Source: The Register News Mt. Vernon, Illinois
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman