Roseana "Rosie" Jane Williams

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Roseana "Rosie" Jane Williams, 90, of Shell Knob, passed away on Sunday, June 29, 2014, at the Mercy Hospital in Berryville, Ark. She was born on Aug. 29, 1923, in Manchester, Okla., daughter of Cecil and Rose (Orr) Page. On July 5, 1942, she was united in marriage to Errol Wayne Williams in Wichita, Kan. They have lived in the Barry County area for the last 30 years. She was a homemaker. She was a member of the Shell Knob Church of Christ in Shell Knob, and the North Side Church of Christ in Wichita, Kan.

Survivors include: her husband of 71 years, Wayne Williams, of Shell Knob; two daughters, Pennie Kennedy, of Goddard, Kan., and Polly Shortt and her husband, Noel, of Wichita, Kan.; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sons, Robert Williams and Richard Williams; one brother, Robert Page; and one sister, Velma Dodson.

A Celebration of Life was held today (Wednesday) at the Shell Knob Church of Christ in Shell Knob with Robert Housby, minister, officiating. Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday at the Resthaven Cemetery in Wichita, Kan., with Steve Tandy, minister, officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Know Your Bible television program through the North Side Church of Christ in Wichita, Kan., and entrusted to the White Funeral Home and Crematory, P.O. Box 890, Cassville, MO 65625.