Joan M. Williams

Joan M. Williams,
nee DeMars, 83, of Fairview Heights, Illinois, born Friday, May 3, 1929, in East Saint Louis, IL, died Friday, December 14, 2012 at her residence.

Joan was a member of Saint John United Church of  Christ in Fairview Heights, Illinois and a former member of Immanuel United Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by her:

  • Husband: Robert T. Williams
  • Parents: Gillman A. amd Jeanie M., nee Hartman, DeMars
  • Son: R. Lannan Williams
  • Sister: Helen Gregory
  • Brothers
    • Walter DeMars
    • Gilman DeMars

Surviving are her:

  • Children
    • Lindon (Mel) Murray of Addieville, IL
    • Terrence (Joan) Williams of Florissant, MO
    • Susan Williams of Fairview Heights, IL
  • Grandchildren
    • Haley (Jason) Biehl
    • Meredith Murray
    • Robin Murray
    • Thomas Murray
  • Sister-in-Law: Patricia DeMars of Saint Peters, MO

Memorials: Memorials may be made to the R. Lannan Williams Scholarship Fund or Hospice of Southern Illinois

Visitation:  Friends may call from 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm Sunday, December 16, 2012 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, Illinois.

Funeral:  Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am Monday, December 17, 2012 at Saint John United Church of Christ in Fairview Heights, IL with Rev. Jim Nolan officiating.  Interment will follow at Mount Hope Cemetery, Belleville, Illinois.

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