REV. ALBERT L. WILLIAMS
Rev. Albert L. Williams, 86, died September 14, 2005, at 3:05 a.m. at the Rockville Nursing and Rehabilitation, Rockville, Ind..
Born July 19, 1919, in Marion, Ind., he was the son of Albert Williams and Laura M. Simons Williams. He was a member of the Methodist Conference of Southern Indiana and former member of the Parke County Wood Workers. He was a U.S. Navy World War II Submarine Veteran. He retired as a Correctional Officer from the U.S. Penitentiary in Terre Haute, was a Chaplain for the J.U.G.A. Fire Department, preached at various churches in Vigo, Parke and Putnam Counties, including Otterbein, Sand Creek, Beech Grove, Cloveland and conducted Sunday Services at the Raccoon State Recreational Area for many years.
On June 17, 1940, he married Rose Johnson in Terre Haute and she survives. Also surviving are three daughters, Ruth Harbour, Nancy Wall, both of Rockville, Ind. and Barbara Hicks and husband Tim of Kokomo, Ind.; one special "adopted" daughter, Sandi Beaman, Rockville, Ind.; five grandchildren, Jane Bonus, Debby Cacovski, Amy Frentheway, Jo Collins and Janet Wall, two special "adopted" grandchildren, Ward and Tanya Brown; eleven great-grandchildren; one sister, Ferol Shores, Terre Haute; along with several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Raymond and Walter; one sister, Wilma Nickles and one great-grandchild.
Services will be conducted Saturday, September 17, 2005, at 10 a.m. at the Otterbein United Methodist Church, two miles south of Bellmore, Ind., on State Road 59 with Rev. Thomas L. True, Rev. J. Daeschner and Rev. Don Perry officiating. Visitation will be Friday, September 16, 2005, from 4-8 p.m. and prior to the service on Saturday at the Otterbein United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Park, Terre Haute, Ind.. Barnes Mortuary, Rockville, Ind. assisted with arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to Otterbein United Methodist Church, 2527 S. State Rd. 59, Rockville, IN 47872.