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Grace Garnette Williams Elder
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Birth: Mar. 8, 1888
Stamford
Harlan County
Nebraska, USA
Death: Dec. 12, 1968
Frankfort
Marshall County
Kansas, USA

Funeral services were held for Grace Williams
Elder at the United Methodist Church in
Frankfort, Kansas on December 15, 1968 with
Reverend Ronald Bumstead officiating.

Grace Williams Elder, daughter of John C and
Kate Williams was born March 8, 1888 in
Furnas County, Nebraska near Stamford. She
passed away December 12, 1968 at the home
of her daughter Mrs. Clifford Overbach at
Frankfort, Kansas, at the age of 80 years, 9
months and 4 days.

On April 25, 1906, at Beaver City, Nebraska
She was united in marriage to Charles
Wesley Elder of Almena, Kansas residing on
a farm for two years near Beaver City, the
couple moved to Burlington, Colorado where
they homesteaded and lived ten years. While
in Colorado, two children, Lois and Merlin
were born to bless their happy home.

In 1919 the family moved to Marysville,
Kansas, located in Center township maintain-
ing there home there until Mr. Elder’s death
in 1954. Since that time Mrs. Elder has lived
in Frankfort, Kansas with her daughter, Lois
and son-in-law Clifford.

Grace, a member of the United Methodist
Church in Frankfort, accepted Christ as her
personal Savior early in life.

She is survived by one daughter Lois Over-
bach, Frankfort, Kansas; one son, Merlin
Elder, Topeka, Kansas, one grandson and
one great-grandson; four brothers, Gilbert
and Mearl Williams, Stamford, Nebraska,
Joe Williams, Fort Collins, Colorado, Ervin
Williams, Springville, Utah; a number of
cousins and nieces and nephews.

Casket bearers were Sam Easton, Fred Millen-
bruch, Lawrence Slade, Matt Barnes, Russell
Jacques, Raymond Pillard.

 
 
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 Parents:
  John C. Williams (1857 - 1941)
  Katie P. Williams (1859 - 1940)
 
 Spouse:
  Charles Wesley Elder (1879 - 1954)*
 
 Children:
  Lois W. Elder Overbaugh (1909 - 1983)*
  Merlin J. Elder (1912 - 1986)*
 
 Siblings:
  Gilbert L Williams (1881 - 1970)*
  John H Williams (1883 - 1960)*
  Grace Garnette Williams Elder (1888 - 1968)
  Joseph Francis Williams (1892 - 1987)*
  Mearl J. Williams (1900 - 1983)*
  Ervin Alonzo Williams (1903 - 1972)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Mother
 
Burial:
Frankfort Cemetery
Frankfort
Marshall County
Kansas, USA
 
Created by: KEFleming
Record added: Oct 12, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 98760611
Grace Garnette <i>Williams</i> Elder
Added by: David Crawford
 
 
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 Added: Dec. 31, 2012
 
 
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