Jerlene Williams, 66, passed away peacefully Thursday, September 18, 2014 at Citizens Memorial Hospital, Bolivar, MO. She was surrounded by her loving family and friends.
Jerlene was born in Protem, MO, October 23, 1947, the daughter of Fred and Cecil (Cutbirth) Cole.
On August 24, 1965 Jerlene was united in marriage to Junior Williams. They made their home in Humansville, MO. They were blessed with two sons, Randy Lee born May 31, 1966 and Bartley Junior, born January 2, 1969. The boys were their pride and joy.
Jerlene had many careers other than raising two sons. She worked at Dawson’s making air conditioner parts and also worked at Northwood Hills Care Center as a C.N.A.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Fred and Cecil Cole, husband, Junior Williams, son, Bartley Williams, one granddaughter, Bobbie Leigh, one sister, Sandy Stutesman.
Jerlene leaves behind one son, Randy and wife Brandy, grandsons, Hunter and Austin Williams and Cheyenne Hill; granddaughters, Jamie Hill and Danielle Ball, four great grandchildren, four stepdaughters, Marion Kay Means and husband Mark, Linda Davidson, Becky Robinson and Glenna Bermudez. Also surviving are two stepsons, Larry and Gary Williams, two sisters, Lilly Osborn and Helen Stieb and two brothers, Stan Cole and Corbin Cole, many nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, a special friend of the home, Thomas Beck, who she enjoyed going to Casino with and taking back road drives, and friends.
Jerlene was loved by all that knew her or came across her path, and will be sadly missed by all.