Lebanon Reporter


February 28, 2013

Opal L. Williams

Opal L. Williams, 91, of Vincennes, passed away Tuesday, February 26, 2013, at BridgePointe Health Campus.

She was born March 28, 1921, in Solway, Minn., to Henry and Emma Margaret (Nordine) Lee.

Opal was a member of the St. John United Church of Christ in which she belonged to the Women’s Guild. She was a 52-year member of the Eastern Star #22 in Boone County. She was an administrator of two nursing homes in Boone County and also served as deputy auditor of Boone County. She was proud of her travels, as she traveled in all 50 states and 14 countries.

Surviving are her children, Linda (Bob) Murawski of Vincennes, Brenda (Tom) Haislet of Washington, N.C., twin sons, Allan (Carolyn) Williams of Lawrence, Kan., and Alvin (Melissa) Williams of Winchester, Ind.; seven grandchildren, Chandra Haislet Lane, Rob Murawski, Michael Murawski, Patrick Williams, Stephanie Lake, Dianne Williams and Kelly Lang; seven great-grandchildren, Emma and Bella Murawski, Wesley and Layla Murawski, Katherine Opal Lane, Kyle Lang and Melissa Lang; along with several nieces and nephews.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, Melvin Williams, whom she married Dec. 7, 1945, and who passed on Jan. 6, 1978; and four brothers, Harlan Lee, Myron Lee, Dennis Lee and Alvin Lee.

Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, March 2, at St. John United Church of Christ, 606 N. 5th St., Vincennes. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday at the church. Additional services will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. Saturday at Myers Mortuary, 1502 N. Lebanon St., Lebanon, followed by a committal service. Burial will be in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Lebanon.

Online condolences may be made at www.goodwinfamilyfh.com.

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