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Ruth Akers Williams
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Birth: Jun. 22, 1926
Roodhouse
Greene County
Illinois, USA
Death: May 15, 2005
White Hall
Greene County
Illinois, USA

WHITE HALL - Ruth Williams, 78, of White Hall died Sunday, May 15, 2005, at White Hall Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

She was born June 22, 1926, in Roodhouse, the daughter of Delos and Nellie Steelman Akers. She married Robert McCarthy in 1946. She later married Sam Williams in 1971 in White Hall; he died in 1995.

Mrs. Williams worked at Alexander's Shoe Store and Brown's Shoe Store, both in White Hall, for many years. She was a member of White Hall First Baptist Church, where she served as a Sunday school teacher. She and her husband also conducted church services at the nursing home in White Hall.

Survivors: two sons, John (wife, Cheryl) McCarthy of Tacoma, Wash., and Ron (wife, Brenda) McCarthy of Virginia; daughter, Cheryl McCarthy of Roodhouse; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday, Airsman-Hires Funeral Home, White Hall. Burial: Williams-Edwards Cemetery, near Roodhouse.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Delos Stephen Akers (1896 - 1976)
  Nellie Beryl Steelman Akers (1893 - 1969)
 
 Sibling:
  Carl Stephen Akers (1919 - 1981)*
  Ruth Akers Williams (1926 - 2005)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Williams-Edwards Cemetery
Roodhouse
Greene County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Jan Miller
Record added: May 17, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10984711
Ruth <i>Akers</i> Williams
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