Thursday, April 23, 2009

Iris Fern Williams, 78, of Cassville, passed away Thursday, April 16, 2009, in Cox-Monett Hospital, Monett.

She was born Oct. 27, 1930, in Jasper, Ark., the daughter of Floyd and Martha (Harrison) Campbell. In 1985, she was united in marriage to Fay Williams, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by one sister and a half-sister.

Survivors include: three sons, Donald Archer, of Fordland, William "Bill" Archer, of Windfall, Ind., and John Archer, of Shell Knob; two daughters, Barbara Buchanan, of Joplin, and Jan Clark, of Gateway, Ark.; one brother, Fred Hodge, of Texas; 31 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

She grew up and received her education in Jasper, Ark. Most of her life was spent in Harrison, Ark. In 1977, she moved to Barry County, residing in the Cassville and Exeter areas. She was a member of New Life Temple.

Funeral services were held Saturday in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Steve Hubert conducted the services.

Memorial contributions may be made to New Life Temple.

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