NORMAN — Sara Frances Williams, 80, of Norman, passed away peacefully Friday, July 4, 2014, at her son’s home in Norman. She was born June 30, 1934, in Purcell. Sara was the youngest of three daughters born to John Kitchens and Paralee Belle (Summers) Kitchens.
Sara grew up and attended schools in Chickasha. On Aug. 31, 1951, in Chickasha, she married the love of her life, Dale E. Williams Sr. In 1969 they moved their family to Norman and raised three children, Dale or “Buddy”, Anita and Steve.
Sara retired from the Norman Public School after working 25 years. She was a member of the Norman First Baptist Church and Circle of Friends Sunday School class. Sara’s greatest love was her family. In addition, she loved traveling in the motor home and camping with family. She enjoyed her pets, especially her little terrier, Missy. She will be remembered as a wonderful mother, grandmother and great grandmother and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Dale Williams Sr. on May 17, 2005; and two sisters, Bea Moring and Johnie Mitchell.
She is survived by three children, Dale “Buddy” Williams Jr. and wife Susan of Norman, Anita Williams of Noble and Steven and Shirley Williams of Norman; seven grandchildren, Traci Mullinax and husband Justin of Norman, Jennifer Bowles and husband Peter of Norman, Travis Lewis and wife Ashley of Coweta, Liana Hundley and husband Chris of Norman, Miranda Williams of Norman, Blake Williams of Colorado and ZachWilliams and wife Tiffany of Norman; four stepgrandchildren, Stephanie Whitaker and husband CJ, Christie Mcafee, Shannon Thompson and Jennifer Thompson; 16 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at the First Baptist Church in Norman. Interment will be at the Norman IOOF Cemetery. Officiating will be the Rev. Jim Stewart. Pallbearers will be grandchildren, Travis Lewis, Justin Mullinax, Chris Hundley, Peter Bowles, Blake Williams and Zach Williams.
Send online condolences to wilsonlittle.com.
Norman Transcript, Sunday, July 6, 2014
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