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April 10, 2013

Lola Marie Williams

CLINTON — CLINTON — Lola Marie Williams, 89, of Clinton, passed away Monday, April 8, 2013, at home, surrounded by her family. She was born April 7, 1924, in Fairview Park, to Alex and Odessa (Boguss) Jackson. She married Charles “Andy” Williams on March 21, 1941, and together they raised four children. In addition to being a homemaker and devoted mother, Lola worked as an inspector for Columbia Records for more than 20 years until she retired.

Lola was a member of Order of the Eastern Star since 1950 and held a variety of offices over a 30-year span.  She was a past worthy matron, District 8 deputy, appointed Grand Representative of Washington in Indiana, and received her 50-year pin in 2000. She was a member of Tot Bales Past Matron Club, Past District Deputy Club, and the Grand Gleaners. Lola was also a member of Salem United Methodist Church and Happy Homemakers Extension Club.

Lola is survived by her children, Jean Conner and husband Charles of Tennessee, June Randolph and husband Lonnie of St. Bernice, Jerry A. Williams and wife Claudia of LaPorte, and Charlie Williams and wife Geri of Fishers; grandchildren, Kella Johnson of Tennessee, Steve Miller and wife Becky of Clinton, Cathy Talbert and husband Robert of Allendale, Mich., Jason Williams and wife Serene of San Mateo, Calif., and Maggie Williams of Fishers; great-grandchildren, Kelsea Lucas, Lucy Talbert, Penny Talbert, Harry Talbert, Geneva Williams, and Annabelle Williams; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Andy; her parents; sisters, Mary Thomas and Odessa Boyd; and brothers, Lloyd Jackson, Earl Jackson, and Emery Jackson.

Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m., with an Eastern Star service at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 11, 2013, at Roselawn Funeral Home, in Terre Haute. A funeral ceremony will be 11 a.m. Friday, April 12, 2013. Memorial donations to Salem United Methodist Church.  Entombment will follow in Roselawn Memorial Park. Online condolences may be expressed at:


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