Rethal Mae (Zinn) Williams

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Rethal Mae (Zinn) Williams, 87, of McDowell passed away Dec. 6, 2018, at Oak Pointe in Monett.

She was born in Leann, on Aug. 21, 1931, to Faye (Larkin) Zinn and Howard P. Zinn. On Sept. 18, 1949, in Eureka Springs Ark., she was united in marriage to Ralph D. Williams.

Survivors include: three daughters: Tracie (Mike) Snodgrass of McDowell, Pam (Ted) Dorton of Verona, and Tamra (Larry) Sunby of Monett and one son, Kelly (Michael Beidler) Williams of Washington, D.C.; and one brother, Truman H. Zinn of Verona; nine grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and 8 great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Ralph and a great grandson.

She graduated from Purdy High School and later attended SMSU and Drury in Springfield. She worked as a receptionist at both Tasope’ and Juvenile Shoe in Aurora and later in sales at Bruner Pharmacy in Monett.

Her wishes to be cremated will be honored and a celebration of her life will be held at Little Flat Creek at McDowell in the spring.

Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville.

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