Mrs. J. V. Williams Dies Wednesday
Funeral services will be held Saturday at 1:30 p.m. in the Malad Third Ward LDS Chapel for Mrs. Jenk V. Williams, 82, who died at Biackfoot at noon Wednesday.
Bishop Hubert Gleed will officiate.
Mrs. Williams is the widow of Jenk V.N Williams, long time Oneida county commissioner and mayor of Malad City for a number of years. He died in 1954. Elizabeth Lusk Williams was born at Malad April 29, 1877, a daughter of John W. and Martha Tidwell Lusk. She was reared and educated at Malad and was married to Jenkin Vaughan Williams here on December 14, 1896. Mrs. Williams lived here until five years ago when she went to Logan to make her home. An active member of the LDS Church, she had served as Relief Society teacher for 30 years and eight years as president of the First Ward Primary.
Two sons, Venel L. and John L., preceded her in death. Surviving are seven sons and daughters: Morgan L., Umatilla, Ore.; Mrs. Lottie Jones, Logan; Lynn L., Salt Lake City; Wesley L., Montpelier; Glen L. Sacramento; Ellis L. Rockland; Keith L., Biackfoot; 32 grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren; one brother, Alma Lusk, Sugar City.
Friends may call at the Benson Funeral Home, Bush Ave., Malad, Friday evening and Saturday prior to the services. Interment will be in the Malad City cemetery directed by the Benson Funeral Home.
Mrs. Jenk Williams’ Funeral Saturday
Bishop Hubert Gleed presided at the funeral services Saturday in the Malad Third Ward LDS Chapel for Mrs. Jenk V. (Elizabeth) Williams 82, who died June 17th.
Family prayer was offered by Raiford G. Benson. At the chapel, prayers were offered by Ralph Skinner and Lynn W. Williams Jr., a grandson. Speakers were D. LeRoy Thomas and Thomas D. Evans. The obituary was read by a granddaughter, Tenee Williams. Vocal numbers were duets, grandsons, Morgan and Steve Williams. Prelude and postlude music was played by Myra Jean John.
The grave was dedicated by another grandson, David Jones.
Flowers were carried by members of the Third Ward Relief Society. Bearers were her sons