George Williams

Saturday, July 2, 2005

SIKESTON, Mo. -- George Williams, 80, of Sikeston and formerly of Oran, Mo., died Friday, July 1, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.

He was born March 27, 1915, at Shirley, Ark., son of Martin and Dovie Shelton Williams. He retired as a packer from Scott County Milling Co. in Oran, and was a custodian at and member of First Baptist Church in Oran.

He and Jewell Vaughn were married Nov. 7, 1946.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.

Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Rosanne Mansker of Shiner, Texas; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and three sisters.

Friends may call at 9:30 a.m. Monday at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Ed Carter officiating. Burial will be in Dogwood Cemetery near East Prairie, Mo.