Isla Williams Obituary

Isla Mae Williams
Isla Mae Williams

May 24, 1917 - October 3, 2015
Born in St. James, Missouri
Resided in Madison, IL
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Isla Mae Williams, 98, of Madison, Illinois passed away at 5:15 p.m. on Saturday, October 3, 2015 at the Coastal Carolina Hospital in Hardeesville, South Carolina.

She was born May 24, 1917 in St. James, Missouri, a daughter of the late Harry Arthur and Myrtle Frances (Hughes) Briggs.

She married Donald Parker Williams on August 29, 1936 in Granite City and he passed away on June 24, 1984. She was a faithful and active member of Niedringhaus United Methodist Church in Granite City. She will be remembered for the love and special times shared with her family and friends.

She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Donald and Sandra Williams of Huntington, West Virginia and Robert and Doris Williams of Bluffton, South Carolina; four grandchildren and spouses, Pamela and John Martin, Daniel Williams, Scott and Susan Williams and Eric and Rachel Williams; six great grandchildren, Alia Martin, Damon Williams, Graham Robert Williams, Madeleine Williams, Luke Williams and Molly Williams; a sister, Erma Lee Rash of Granite City; other extended family and friends.

In addition to her beloved husband and parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers and sisters-in-law, Harry A. and Pauline Briggs and Harold Eugene and Elizabeth Briggs.

In celebration of her life, visitation will be held from 12:30 p.m. until time of funeral service at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, October 9, 2015 at the mausoleum in Sunset Hill Memorial Estates in Glen Carbon with Reverend Linda Harris-Cosby officiating.

Memorials may be made to the Niedringhaus United Methodist Church or to a charity of one's choice.

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Sunset Hill Memorial Estates Mausoleum
50 Fountain Drive
Glen Carbon, IL 62034
Friday, October 9, 2015
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
Sunset Hill Memorial Estates
50 Fountain Drive
Glen Carbon, IL 62034
Friday, October 9, 2015
1:00 PM
Sunset Hill Memorial Estates Mausoleum
50 Fountain Drive
Glen Carbon, IL 62034
Friday, October 9, 2015


Niedringhaus United Methodist Church
1311 20th St.
Granite City, IL US 62040
591 Glen Crossing Road | Glen Carbon, IL 62034 | Phone: 618-288-9500
3960 Maryville Road | Granite City, IL 62040 | Phone: 618-931-8000
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