November 19, 2018

Fannie A. Williams

Died Nov. 20, 2017


Fannie A. Williams, 88, of Mio passed away at The Home at Wellspring Lutheran Services on Monday, Nov. 20, 2017.

Fannie was born in Orleans on Sept. 29, 1929, to Ray and Josephine (Duby) Daggett. She married La Verne Williams in 1962 in Kent City. The family lived in Greenville, then moved to Mio in 1963. They also lived in Grand Rapids for a time, returning to Mio in 1969. Fannie had attended Mio Seventh-day Adventist Church. She was a homemaker and an avid reader.

Fannie is survived by her children, Connie Sue Williams and Gloria Green; her sister, Delores Lemon; her grandchildren, Jamie Tailford and James Wesley Silverthorn Jr.; and seven great-grandchildren, Lydia, Katie, Hayden, James W. Silverthorn III, Elsie, Lorelei and Jocelyn.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husbands, George Silverthorn and La Verne Williams; her son, James W. Silverthorn; six brothers; and four sisters.

Visitation will be Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, from 4-8 p.m. at the Lashley Funeral Home, Mio; and also Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, from noon until the time of funeral services at 1 p.m. at Lashley Funeral Home with Pastor Bela Kabor officiating. Interment will follow at Mentor Township Cemetery, Mio.

These arrangements were handled by Lashley Funeral Home, Mio.


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