Rainy Williams age 84 of Pekin passed away Thursday, June 22 at the home of her daughter surrounded by her loved ones. Rainy was born December 31, 1932 in Louellen, Kentucky the daughter of Brownlow and Queen Dell Woods Burton. She was a homemaker, raising 9 children, and spent many years as a teachers aide for Head Start. She attended church at Full Gospel Tabernacle of Sellersburg.
She was preceded in death by her husband: Elmer L. Williams, one step-son: Eugene Williams, three grandsons: Roger Alan Casey, Joseph Edward Casey, and Charlie Wilkerson, one great-great-granddaughter: Lillyana Grace Williams, 5 sisters, 6 brothers and her parents.
She is survived by her children: Glenda Moore of Salem, Brenda Jaskolski of Salem, Elmer (Fuzz) Williams (Kim) of Pekin, Phyllis Smith (Kim) of Salem, Keith Williams (Lori) of Pekin, Bruce Williams (Lucille) of Jesup, Georgia, Carolyn Denton of Otisco, Adam Williams (Mary) of Pekin and Myra Rippy of Salem, three sisters: Golden White, Mary Nell Mallot and Joyce Wynn all of Salem, 26 grandchildren, 46 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Monday at 11AM at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in New Liberty Cemetery. Visitation will beSunday from 2-6PM and Monday from 9-time of service.