Gladys Williams

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Obituary of Gladys Williams

Gladys O'Dere Williams, age 89, of Abilene, died Wednesday, August 3, 2005 at Windcrest. Visitation will be Friday evening, August 5th from 6 to 8 p.m. at The Hamil Family Funeral Home, 6449 Buffalo Gap Rd. Graveside services will be held Saturday, August 6, 2005 at 1 p.m. at Elmwood Memorial Park. Gladys O'Dere Tucker Williams was born on January 3, 1916 in New Boston, Texas to parents Jason Thomas Tucker and Eva Lena Herring. She graduated from Abilene High School and married Jesse L. Williams on January 14, 1935 in Abilene. She was a homemaker. Gladys was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Jesse, who passed away in 1988, and 9 siblings. She is survived and lovingly remembered by two daughters: Shirley Merritt and husband, Don Hood of Abilene and Cynthia and husband, Bobby Deegan of Abilene, two sisters: Ruby Anderson of Abilene and Edith Seabolt of Dudley along with seven grandchildren: Mike Merritt, Mark Merritt, Matt Merritt, Jennifer Deegan, Robert Deegan, John Michael Deegan and Gracie Deegan. Also four great grandchildren: Lindsey Merritt, Tyler Merritt, Shauna Eaton, Chris Eaton, along with several nieces and nephews. Our mother, grandmother, aunt and friend was our champion, our strength and our encourager. The inheritance she left us is strong – a living example of love, grace and forgiveness. Her legacy of strength of character, unconditional love and faith in an unfailing God live on in all who knew her. We would like to express our gratitude to the staff of Wincrest Alzheimers Care Center, the Hospice of The Big Country, and our caring physician Dr. Toby Williams. Memorials may be made to Hospice of The Big Country.


Hamil Family Funeral Home 6449 Buffalo Gap Rd. Amarillo, TX 79606 Friday, August 05, 2005 6-8 pm


Elmwood Memorial Park 5750 Us Highway 277 S Abilene, TX 79606 Saturday, August 06, 2005 1:00 pm


Elmwood Memorial Park 5750 Us Highway 277 S Abilene , TX 79606