JANUARY 20, 1920 - JANUARY 6, 2009
FAIRLAND - Delcie Williams, resident of Fairland, died at home Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2009, after a lengthy illness. She was 88. Mrs. Williams was born Jan. 20, 1920, at rural Fairland, to Daniel and Effie (Whipkey) Adams.
She was a retired cook, having last worked at the Airport Resort. She had also built and owned the Fairland Skating Rink in the late ‘40’s with her husband.
She married Lee (Mutt) Williams on May 23, 1936, at Columbus, KS. He preceded her in 1994. They had moved to Fairland in the early 1940’s, coming from California. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ Restoration Branch, in Miami.
She is survived by a son and his wife, Bill and Juanita Williams, of Norman, two daughters and their husbands, Tallulah and Gene Marshall, of Fairland, and Reena and Kenny Cox, of Wagoner, twelve grandchildren, two step-grandchildren, thirty-one great-grandchildren, and seventeen great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded by her parents, husband, four brothers, J.D., Arthur, Boyd, and Virgil Adams, four sisters, Ada Adams, Estie Adams, Bertha Schmidt, and Lorene Gaines, and two granddaughters, Tonya Williams and Kathy Marshall.
A funeral will be at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 10, 2009, at the Church of Jesus Christ Restoration Branch on HWY 10, east of Miami. Officiating will be Elder Steve Kropp, Elder Jerry Tipton, and Elder Jappie Roberson. Serving as pallbearers will be Dakota Marshall, Justin Rowley, Erick Fernandez, Evan Fernandez, Craig Hood, and Brandon Oakley. Burial will be in Fairland Cemetery.
A visitation will be from 6-8 p.m., Friday, at Adcock Funeral Home in Fairland.
In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to the Fairland Fire Department, in care of the funeral home.