Leta Sue Williams

July 5, 1936 ~ October 13, 2023 (age 87) 87 Years Old

Leta Williams Obituary

Leta Sue Williams, 87, of Allendale, Illinois, passed away October 13, 2023, at RiverOaks Health Campus, in Princeton, Indiana.

Services will be held Thursday, October 19, 2023, at 12:00 p.m. at the Wabash Presbyterian Church in Orio, Illinois. A burial to follow the service.

Visitation will be Thursday, October 19, 2023, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., at the Wabash Presbyterian Church in Orio, Illinois.

Leta was born to the late Harold and Oma (Wirth) Litherland, on July 5, 1936, in Allendale, Illinois . She was married to Thomas Williams, on May 22, 1955, at the Wabash Presbyterian Church in Orio, Illinois. Surviving are their three daughters:  Lisa Williams of San Diego, California, Diana Williams of Loveland, Colorado, and Kelly Williams of Flagstaff, Arizona. Also surviving are her sister Gloria (Larry) Satterthwaite, granddaughter Linnea Williams, and nieces and nephews. Preceding her in death are her parents and husband.

She worked in the Trust Office at Security Bank and Trust for nineteen years. Leta thoroughly enjoyed baking, gardening, and quilting. She also enjoyed canning and sewing. She was an avid reader and loved family Genealogy. Leta was a long-time member of the Wabash Presbyterian Church. She enjoyed making jellies and baked goods for the Orio Chowder. Leta was a past Board Member at Wabash General Hospital and was also a Girl Scout Leader. Leta enjoyed family gatherings such as picnics and reunions. She was truly a devoted wife, mother, and homemaker.

Memorials can be made to the Wabash County Shelter Buddies; envelopes will be available at the service.

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October 19, 2023

10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Wabash Presbyterian Church
Allendale, IL 62410

Funeral Service
October 19, 2023

12:00 PM
Wabash Presbyterian Church
Allendale, IL 62410


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