Rhea L. Williams
Jan 3, 1991
Rhea Lewis Williams, 78, longtime Malad resident, died Monday, December 24, 1990, in Malad.
She was born June 20, 1912 in St. John to David J. and Maude Thomas Lewis. She grew up and was educated in Malad, graduating from Malad High School.
She married William Errol Williams on August 21, 1935 in Malad. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Logan, Utah LDS Temple on June 8, 1956.
In 1940 they moved to West Hollywood, California, where they both worked for Douglas Aircraft. In 1946 they returned to Malad, where the couple owned and operated the Millstream Grocery Store.
She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, served as counselor in the stake Young Women’s organization, was Junior Sun-day school superintendent for several years, and was ward Young Women’s leader. She was also a member of the Malad Fine Arts Club and Parent-Teacher Association.
She is survived by her husband, of Malad; one son, David E. Williams also Malad; a daughter, Mrs. D. Richard (Marcene) Wuthrich, Brigham City, Utah; eight grandchildren; and one sister, Mrs. Leon (Shirley) Williams, North Ogden, Utah. She was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.
Funeral services were held Friday at noon in the Malad LDS First Ward Chapel with Bishop Jared Crowther officiating. Burial was in the Malad City Cemetery.
In Loving Memory
Of RHEA L. WILLIAMS – 78
Born, June 20, 1912 – St. John, Idaho
Passed Away, December 24, 1990 – Malad, Idaho
Friday, December 28, 1990 – 12:00 Noon
Malad LDS 1st Ward Chapel
Bishop Jared Crowther, Officiating
Casket Bearers Family
Austin Williams Scott Griffeth
Kirk Wuthrich Jeff Williams
Tim Edwards Pat Williams
Honorary Bearers Grandsons
Travis Wuthrich T. C. Williams
Family Prayer…. Duel Richard Wuthrich, son-in-law
Prelude & Postlude Carla Williams
Invocation Ted Lott, brother-in-law
Life Sketch Jan Edwards, niece
Speaker Robert E. Williams, brother-in-law
Musical Selection Don & Carol Eliason
“Beyond the Sunset”
Debbie Munns, Accompanist
Speaker Bishop Con Alder
Musical Selection Connie Budge
“Somewhere My Love”
Carla Williams, Accompanist
Remarks Bishop Jared Crowther
Benediction Robert E. Williams III, nephew
Malad City Cemetery
Dedicatory Prayer Bishop Sheldon Jensen
Compassionate Service And Care Of Flowers By The Malad First Ward Relief Society Pam Broberg, President