Betty Williams


LAKIN — Betty Williams, 93, died Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, at the Kearny County Hospital in Lakin.

LAKIN — Betty Williams, 93, died Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, at the Kearny County Hospital in Lakin.

She was born Feb. 5, 1919, to Bertchard Clarence to Margaret Hurst in Ingalls.

She married Lewis Edgar Williams on April 20, 1947, in Lakin.

Mrs. Williams was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; one daughter, Margaret Williams; and one brother, Fred Hurst. Survivors include three sons, Stephen Williams of Garden City, Rodney Williams of Lexington, Tenn., and Marc Williams of Branson, Mo.; one daughter, Rhelda Jarrett of Olathe; 11 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

A vigil service will take place at 7 p.m. tonight at St, Anthony Catholic Church in Lakin. Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Burial will take place at Lakin Cemetery.

Calling hours are from noon to 5:30 p.m. today at Garnand Funeral Home in Lakin.

Memorials can be given to St. Anthony Altar Society, in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 508 North Main, P.O. Box 91, Lakin, KS 67860.

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