Edna Mae John Williams


Mrs. Edna Mae John Williams
Former Malad resident dies at Pocatello
Mrs. Edna Mae John Williams, 65, of Pocatello and formerly of Malad, died August 26th, 1978, in a Pocatello hospital.
She was born May 6th, 1913 in Samaria, a daughter of David E. and Mattie Williams John.
On March 9th, 1934, she married Lester J. Williams in Tremonton, Utah.
She graduated from Malad High School and was a member of the LDS Church.
Survivors include her husband of Pocatello; one daughter, Mrs. Garth (Dianne) Holmes of Olympia, Washington; two grandchildren; three brothers and two sisters, Boyd John of Salt Lake City; DeVere John, Eldon John, Mrs. Garth (Rebecca) Thomas and Mrs. Gordon (Mary) Griffith, all of Malad.
Funeral Services
Funeral services were held August 29th at the Benson Funeral Home with Bishop Gordon Griffiths, officiating.
The family prayer was offered by Rick Griffiths and Patsy Bybee played prelude, postlude and accompaniment music. The invocation was given by Bishop Griffiths. A vocal duet was sung by Connie Budge and Lana Esplin and a solo by Gerald Goodenough.
Bishop M. Joe Davis was the speaker and remarks were offered by Bishop Griffiths. The benediction was given by Lud Nielsen.
Concluding Rites
Concluding rites were held at the Samaria Cemetery where E. Spencer Horsley gave the dedicatory prayer. Flower arrangements were cared for by nieces and friends. Casket bearers: relatives and friends.

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