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In Memory of

Betty Lou Williams

August 25, 1946 - June 15, 2017

Obituary


Betty Lou Williams was born on August 25, 1946, the daughter of William and Dorthea Oberdank, and passed away on June 15, 2017 at the age of 70. She lived a full life, married to Russell Williams for 53 years, and having five wonderful children. She enjoyed her snowman collection and gardening, especially her roses, which had become difficult lately due to her health. Her dogs were very special to her. She also loved being a member of County Seat Old Car Club along with her husband, appreciating the vintage vehicles. One of the highlights...

Betty Lou Williams was born on August 25, 1946, the daughter of William and Dorthea Oberdank, and passed away on June 15, 2017 at the age of 70. She lived a full life, married to Russell Williams for 53 years, and having five wonderful children. She enjoyed her snowman collection and gardening, especially her roses, which had become difficult lately due to her health. Her dogs were very special to her. She also loved being a member of County Seat Old Car Club along with her husband, appreciating the vintage vehicles. One of the highlights of Betty Lou's life, was when she raced at the former Onondaga Dragway with a '69 SS Chevelle and a stock car at Spartan Speedway. She took great pleasure racing the guys! Most of all she loved spending time with her grandchildren. Betty Lou was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Mary. She will be lovingly remembered by her husband, Russ; her children, Howard (Sally) Williams, Rusty Williams, Lorna Williams, Richard (Tina) Omans and Susan (Jay) Mathis; grandchildren Joseph, Mike, Cortnie, Jessie, Morgan, Darrin, Mark, Shane, Allan, Casey, Stacy, Little Richard and Madeline; great grandchildren, Tyler, Aubree, Emma and Ajay; and many friends and neighbors. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at Columbia Road Baptist Church, 5000 W. Columbia Rd., Mason, MI with Pastor John Hayden, officiating. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on, Monday, June 19, 2017 at the church and one hour prior to the service. Interment will take place at Maple Ridge Cemetery in Holt Michigan. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Ingham County Animal Control and Shelter, 600 Curtis St., Mason, MI 48854. The family is being served by Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, Lansing Chapel. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at www.grlansing.com.