Verna Mae Williams

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Verna Mae Williams, 87, of Monett, passed away Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, at Mercy Hospital in Springfield. She was born Jan 3, 1926, in Monett, the daughter of Charles and Gladys Lorraine (Stark) Summers. She was united in marriage to David Jack Williams on Aug. 3, 1947, and he survives.

She was retired from Dr. Huntress' office. She was a graduate of Monett High School, a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary and a member of the First United Methodist Church in Monett.

Additional survivors include: two sons, Mike Williams and his wife, Deeana, of Seattle, Wash., David Shockley and his wife, Donna, of Newport Beach, Calif.; two sisters, Joy Green, of Monett, and Gladys Faye Davis, of Noel; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Graveside services were held Monday at Antioch Cemetery, Cassville, with Rev. Paul Lanning officiating.

Arrangements were by Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home, Monett.