|Birth: ||Feb. 12, 1899|
|Death: ||May 4, 1972|
Daughter of James Allen Williams and Samantha Idella Cole. She had siblings; Tishie Williams (who died at age 17), Mamie T. Williams (Mrs. Walter) Forehand, Carl Leslie Williams, Betty Marie Williams (Mrs. George T.) Loftis, and several brothers and sisters who died as infants.
Mae Williams married John P. Linville in Earle, Crittenden County, Arkansas on October 25, 1914. They were the parents of Johnny D. Linville, Monila E. Linville Lunsford, Margie Marie Linville Flora, Leslie Andrew Linville and Belvia Idella Linville.
The Evening Times
West Memphis, Arkansas
Friday, May 5, 1972
MRS. JOHN LINVILLE
Mrs. Mae W. Linville of Earle, widow of John Linville, died Thursday afternoon at a clinic in Wynne [Wynne Medical Clinic].
Services will be at 2 pm Sunday at Citizens Funeral Home Chapel [West Memphis] with burial in Gibson Bayou Cemetery near Earle.
Mrs. Linville, 73, was born at Gibson Bayou (correction:Kentucky), and had lived most her life in Crittenden County. She was a member of the Assembly of God Church at Earle.
She leaves two sons, Leslie Linville of Bald Knob and Johnny Linville of Hedley, Tex; a daughter, Mrs. Monita (Monila) Lunsford of Earle; a sister, Mrs. Marie Loftis of Memphis; a brother, Carl Williams of Memphis; 13 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren.
Note: The obituary contains errors and incorrectly stated that Mae Williams Linville was the widow of John Linville. John Linville and Mae Williams Linville had in fact been divorced for many years and John Linville was married to Betty Polk Winders Linville at the time of his death in 1971.
James Allen Williams (1865 - 1945)
Samantha Idella Cole Williams (1870 - 1953)
John P. Linville (1888 - 1971)*
Johnny D. Linville (1915 - 2000)*
Monila Eveline Linville Lunsford (1917 - 1992)*
Leslie Andrew Linville (1920 - 1981)*
Belvia Idella Linville (1921 - 1921)*
Margie Marie Linville Flora (1922 - 1938)*
Mamie Tennessee Williams Forehand (1891 - 1968)*
Carl Leslie Williams (1899 - 1978)*
Fleety Mae Williams Linville (1899 - 1972)
Betty Marie Williams Loftis (1902 - 1994)*
Note: Grandmother of Debbie Lunsford Yates
Gibson Bayou Cemetery
Plot: Section H
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Record added: May 08, 2003
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