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Tuesday, July 26, 2005

Mildred Ames Williams, age 91, of Greencastle, passed away Monday morning at The Asbury Towers Retirement Community.

She was born May 21, 1914, in Terre Haute, the daughter of William E. and Lillie B. (Nelson) Gowen. On June 6, 1931, she married Lawrence Ames and he preceded her in death on July 27, 1989, on April 28, 1996, she married Howard Williams and he preceded her in death on April 12, 2004.

She was a graduate of the Greencastle High School Class of 1931. She worked beside her husband Lawrence on the family farm and for many years managed a large laying hen operation.

She had been a member of the Church of Christ since 1928, a member of the Double Dozen Home Ec. since 1946 and a member of the Putnam County Hospital Guild since 2000.

Survivors include a son Vurlin Dale Ames, a daughter Barbara June Ames, a granddaughter Kapri Dion Ames-Barker, a grandson Tevin Lee Ames and a a great grandson Alex Daniel Ames.

Her parents and two husbands preceded her in death.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday at 11:00 a.m. at the Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home with Rick Thomas officiating.

Friends may call at the Funeral Home on Wednesday from 4:00-8:00 p.m.

Condolences may be e-mailed to inbth@keymemories.com