Dorcie Williams

Tuesday, November 18, 2003

Dorcie L. Williams, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Nov. 17, 2003, at her home.

She was born Oct. 3, 1924, in Effingham, Ill., daughter of William and Elizabeth Newkirk Loy.

Williams was a bus driver with the Jackson School District 23 years, retiring in 1992. She was formerly of Advance, Mo., and Jackson.

Survivors include two sons, Mike Claar of Centralia, Ill., Edwin Claar Sr. of Cape Girardeau; three daughters, Connie Glazer and Kim Silvagnolia of St. Louis, Jackie Mason of Cape Girardeau; four brothers, Clifford, Dale, Walt and Earl Loy, all of Effingham; a sister, Maxine Pontious of Montrose, Ill.; 15 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two brothers.

Friends may call at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home from 4 to 8 p.m. today.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Rocky Tallent officiating. Burial will be in Morgan Memorial Park in Advance.