Elizabeth Rose Williams
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WILLIAMS Elizabeth Rose Williams, of Columbus, Ohio, died on July 9, 2008. She was born on July 6, 1914, in Columbus, Ohio, the daughter of the late Rose M. and W. W. Williams, Sr. Preceded in death by her brothers J. Clare Williams, W. Wallace Williams Jr, and niece Susan Williams Wilemon. Survived by nephews, David F. Williams (Velma) and W. Peter Williams (Sally) of Columbus, Ohio, Stephen J. Williams (Barbara) of Wooster, Ohio; nieces, Paula Williams Shamberg (Stuart) and Donna Williams Hurley (James) of New York, New York; and a number of beloved great nieces, nephews and their children. A graduate of Ohio State University where she was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta, she attended the graduate school of the University of Chicago and served as a professional in the American Red Cross at Army Hospitals during World War II. An active participant in the Community during the 1950's and 1960's she was a past president of the Junior League of Columbus and for a number of years was part of the former Board of Managers for the Columbus Museum of Art. She was a member of the History Club, a past president of the Crichton Club, a member of the National Society of Colonial Dames of America and the Rocky Fork Hunt and Country Club. She also was a past Director of The W. W. Williams Co. and Trustee of the Lakeside Association, Lakeside, Ohio. Elizabeth was a lifelong member of the Trinity United Methodist Church at Fifth Avenue and Cambridge Boulevard, where a memorial service will be held on Monday, July 21, 2008, at 10:30 a.m. with the Reverend Philip Brooks officiating. Family will receive friends after the service. No flowers are requested and those who wish to contribute in her memory may do so through "I Know I Can" (college scholarships), 3798 E. Broad St., Columbus, OH, 43213 or the Columbus College of Art & Design Scholarship Fund, 107 North Ninth St., Columbus, OH 43215. Arrangements by SCHOEDINGER MIDTOWN CHAPEL. Online condolences may be made by visiting www.schoedinger.com. Sign the online guestbook at www.dispatch.com/obituaries

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Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Jul. 20, 2008.
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