Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Obituary - Winona Lucille William

Winona Lucille William, age 79 years, of Lowry City passed away on December 8, 2015 at Citizens Memorial Healthcare, Boliver, Missouri. Visitation will take place December 12, 2015 from 10:00-11:00 AM. Graveside service will follow at Kidd's Cemetery in Lowry City, Missouri at 11:30 AM. Family suggests memorial contributions be made to the National Stroke Association or charity of your choice and may be left in care of the funeral home. Condolences and fond memories may be left online at

Lucille was born July 19, 1936 to Loyd and Vallah (Prier) Warner west of Lowry City in Ohio, Missouri. After graduating from Osceola High, Lucille worked for Sear and Roebuck in Kansas City and transferred to Golden, Colorado. She greatly enjoyed her time there.

Lucille married William "Bill" A. Williams in October of 1972 and to this union a daughter was born. The family moved back to the Lowry City area in 1980. Lucille successfully juggled full-time motherhood with breeding quality American Quarter Horses and purebred dogs, which she continued for over thirty years.

While Lucille enjoyed gardening, classic country-western, oil painting, reading westerns, and teaching young people about horses and riding, and life in general. Her great loves were her family, her Quarter Horses, and her Welch Corgies.

Lucille was a member of The Flemington Methodist Church and The Shawnee Mound Cumberland. She was a believer in Gods word and believed he knew her heart no matter where she sat.

Lucille was preceded in death by her parents, Loyd and Vallah Warner; husband, William A. Williams; brother, Loyd Warner and son Ronald Eugene.

She is survived by her daughter, Susan Williams Caudell and husband Tim of Malvern, Arkansas; sister-in-law, Anna Jones of Oakgrove, Missouri; nephews, Dennis Jones of Kansas City, Kansas, and William "Bill" Jones (Darlene) of Bates City, Missouri; niece, Twyla (Tom) Peterson of Independence, Missouri; her dear "sister" Linda (David) Fears of Long Lane, Missouri and numerous cousins and a blessed number of friends.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Vansant-Mills Funeral Home, Clinton, Missouri