Funeral Held For Edward G. Williams
Funeral services for Edward Gerald Williams, 41, who died Saturday in San Francisco of a coronary thrombosis, were conducted Tuesday at the Malad Second ward chapel with Bishop Melvin Yearsley of the St. John ward in charge.
Speakers at the services were W. W. Thomas, Thos. W. Richards and Bishop Yearsley who also gave the obituary. Arch Harris offered the prayer at the home; invocation, Weldon Jensen; benediction, Hilton Williams; dedicatory prayer, J. Guy Benson. Musical numbers consisted of prelude and postlude music by Mary Jensen; vocal solo, Howell Williams; vocal solo, Keith Evans.
Mr. Williams was born at Malad May 20, 1912, a son of Morgan W. and Alice Evans Williams. He was graduated from Malad high school and married Edith Slatter Nov. 10, 1939 at Malad. He resided in Blackfoot for one year and the family have since made their home in San Francisco where Mr. Williams was engaged in the real estate business. He was a member of the San Francisco Real Estate Association.
Surviving are his widow; three children, Gerald Edward Williams, Sidney Slatter Williams and Katherine Williams, all of San Francisco; a half-brother, Dale G. Stuart, Redwood City, Calif. Those from out of town attending the services were: Mrs. Williams and two sons, Gerald and Sidney, San Francisco; Dale Stuart, Redwood City, Calif.; Mrs. Annie James, San Diego Calif.; Mr. and Mrs. Dan Stuart, Mr. and Mrs. Parley Davis, Mr. and Mrs. Zeph Davis, Mr. and Mrs. John Pierce, Mr. and Mrs. Rex Harris, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Morris, Mrs. Verl Moon, Mrs. Wendell Giles, Ogden; Mr. and Mrs. George Stuart, Mr. and Mrs. Evan Jones, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Jones, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Dalton, Pocatello; Harold Davis, Ogden. Mrs. Sara Price, Blackfoot; Mrs. Wilma Fridal, Tremonton; Mr. and Mrs. Elton Welker, Logan; Mr. and Mrs. Edward Evans, Inkom; Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Williams, Montpelier; Mr. and Mrs. Arch Slatter, Hazelton, Idaho; Mrs. Perce Hall, Mountain Home; Mrs. Isabel Hunsaker, Wendell; Mrs. Virgil Harris, Mrs. Reed Nielsen, Portage.
Mrs. Dale Stuart of Redwood City was unable to accompany her husband as she remained in California to care for Mrs. Williams’ baby daughter, Katerine.