Betty Jean Williams, 70, of Liberty Township, passed away Wednesday, October
26, 2011 at the VNA Horton Hospice Center.
She was born June 19, 1941 in LaPorte County to William W. and Lola Lucille
On April 2, 1966 in Wanatah, Ind., she married Richard Lee Williams, who
preceded her in death in 2008.
Betty is survived by three children, Christopher Williams of Liberty
Township, Laurie Smith of Sunset, South Carolina and Tina Pearson of
Pickens, South Carolina; one sister, Karen Ferrell of LaPorte, Ind.; one
brother, James Dowd of St. Cloud, Florida; four grandchildren and two
In addition to her husband she was preceded in death by her parents.
A committal service will be held on Friday at 2:30 p.m. in the mausoleum
chapel at Graceland Cemetery with Herb Barker officiating.