Sunday, December 27, 2009

Sylvester F. Williams

S.F. Williams Is Taken By Death at Dresden Home
Well Known Farmer Succombs Thursday Night-Funeral Saturday Afternoon

S.F. Williams, aged 52, a lifelong resident of Dresden died Thursday evening at the family home. He was one of the best known members of the community in which he lived and was a member of the M E Church.

Surviving him are his widow and fourteen children, Harley, Clarence, Ethel, Mary, Gladys, Lena, Roy, Stella, Clayton, Frank, Chester, Warren, Marjorie and Rhea, all of the home; three sisters, Mrs. Iva Mattingly, Mrs. Georgia Quigley and Miss Laura Williams of near Dresden; also five brothers, Ellsworth, John, Noah, Charles and Senior, of the Dresden vicinity.

Mr. Williams was a farmer by occupation. He died on the 23rd anniversary of his marriage to Miss Glenna Holbein, who survives. Funeral services will be held 3 o'clock Saturday afternoon from the M E Church at Dresden and burial will be made in the Dresden cemetery.

(Zanesville Times Recorder - September 4, 1926)

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