|Birth: ||Sep. 30, 1943|
|Death: ||Nov. 15, 2009|
SPRINGFIELD - Rita A. Williams, 66, of Springfield died at 6:45 p.m. on Sunday, November 15, 2009, at her residence.
Rita was born September 30, 1943, in Sabina, Ohio, the daughter of Carl E. and Clara J. Smith Crone. She married Dale M. Williams; he preceded her in death on January 5, 1991.
Rita graduated from Lynchburg High School in Ohio in 1961 and attended Columbus Business University in Columbus, OH. She moved to Springfield in 1971 from Hillsboro, OH. She was most recently employed as a rural mail carrier by the USPS from 1977 until her retirement in 2007. Prior to that she worked as a CNA at Lewis Memorial Christian Village; she spent ten years as an EMT with Pawnee Sangamac Ambulance and was a private secretary for three years for a textile paper company in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Rita's proudest accomplishment was raising her two wonderful kids. She was a member of Pawnee Christian Church and also of NARFE. She enjoyed dancing, walking, shopping, cooking and baking.
She is survived by her spouse, John Haley of Springfield; her son, John D. (wife, Angela Sue) Williams of Niceville, FL; daughter, Sara L. (husband, David) Davison of Middletown, IL; four grandchildren, Michael S. and Jennifer R. Williams both of Niceville, FL and Andrew Greer and Dale Dean Davison both of Middletown, IL; two brothers, Carl A. (wife, Doris J.) Crone of New Vienna, OH and Michael E. (wife, Maureen) Crone of Toledo, OH; two sisters, Cathy C. (husband, William) Manker of Springfield, OH and Charlotte R. (husband, Rodney) Pack of Hillsboro, OH; two aunts; three nieces; five nephews; and numerous cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Created by: Diane
Record added: Nov 17, 2009
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