Guy James Williams, 65, died at the Medicine Lodge Memorial Hospital March 19 at 9:40 p.m., five days after he suffered a cerebral hemorrhage at his home.
He lived in Medicine Lodge for the past 32 years, and lived other places in Barber County for many years before moving here. He was born at Coldwater.
He worked at the local plant of the National Gypsum Company for the past 32 years, and before that operated a grocery store at Farry, Okla., was a rancher, and operated a mail route.
He was a member of the First Methodist church here. He was initiated into Free Masonry in Comanche Lodge no. 295, A. F. & A. M. in 1913 and received his 32nd degree in the Wichita Consistory in 1948.
Surviving him are: his wife, Zula; three sons, James of Iola, Thomas E. of Lonnita, Calif., Guy Jr., of Anaheim, Calif., one daughter, Mrs. Mary Agness McCormick of Lyons; three brothers, Dr. Thomas A. Williams of Hutchinson, Ora L. Williams of Carmen, Okla., Boyd D. Williams of Long Beach, Calif., one sister, Mrs. Agness Hartley of Wichita; nine grandchildren and one great grandchild.
Services were Saturday at the Methodist church, with the Rev. Robert Gordon in charge. Interment was at Lake City. Masonic graveside services were held at Lake City.
James Marion & Nellie Irena (Bordner)WILLIAMS Parents of Guy James Williams.
Rev. Thomas A. WILLIAMS Brother of Guy J. Williams.
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