Zella Spragg Williams Obituary


Mrs. Stella Spragg Williams, 87, widow of Layton B. Williams, deid at 2 a.m. Thursday, April 12, 1951, in the home of her daughter, Mrs. William Bissett, near New Freeport. Mrs. Williams had been ill the past two weeks.

Born March 14, 1864, she was a daughter of the late Uriah and Lucy Huffman Spragg, and married Layton B. Willliams, who preceded her in death. Mrs. Williams was a member of the Bethany Methodist Church at Nettle Hill.

Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Verna Weaver of Washington, Pa., and Mrs. Ethel Bissett of New Freeport; two sons, Dorsey Williams of Washington, Pa., and Carl Williams of Fostoria, Ohio; two brothers, J. E. Spragg of Washington, Pa., and J. B. Spragg, of Shepherd, Mich.; and one sister, Mrs. Jasper McCracken of Waynesburg.

WILLIAMS - Funeral services for Mrs. Stella Spragg Williams, widow of Layton B. WIlliams, who died Thursday morning, April 12, 1951, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 14, at the Bethany Methodist Church at Nettle Hill with the Rev. Lew F. Johnston of Waynesburg officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends will be received at the home of her daughter, Mrs. William Bissett, near New FReeport, after 10 a.m. Friday. Clark Funeral Home of Hundred, W. Va., in charge.

Democrat Messenger, April 13, 1951 (Greene County, Pennsylvania)


WILLIAMS - We wish to thank all our friends, neighbors and relatives for their many acts of kindness extended to us upon the death of our mother, Mrs. Zella Williams. We extend special thanks to Rev. Lew F. Johnston, the pall bearers, singers, those who sent floral tributes, donated cars and all others who tended in any wayto lessen our sorrow.

Mrs. W. H. Bissett

Democrat Messenger, April 19, 1951 (Greene County, Pennsylvania)

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