Florence M. Williams
Helmer-Shields Funeral Home
410 E Hopkins Ave
Granville, IL
Florence M. Williams

Born: May 1, 1942; Streator

Died: April 15, 2021; Peru

GRANVILLE – Florence M. Williams, 78, of Granville, IL, passed away Thursday, April 15th, 2021 in Heritage Health Center in Peru, IL.

A prayer service was Monday, April 19, 2021, in the Helmer-Shields Funeral Home in Granville. Private burial will be in the Granville cemetery.

Florence was born May 1, 1942 in Streator, IL, to Clifford and Emma (DeMoss) Schafer. She married Robert Williams September 12, 1964 in the United Church Of Christ in Granville.Florence was a member of the United Church Of Christ in Granville. She was employed by Putnam County Daycare Center in Granville for 20-plus years. Her greatest passion was spending time with her grandchildren. Her hobbies included baking cookies, cross-stitching, puzzles and playing card games with family and friends. She enjoyed watching the Cubs and the Bulls during the Michael Jordan era.

Florence is survived by two daughters, Kathy (Mike) Grubar of Yorkville, IL and Dawn (Jeff) Grubar of Utica, IL; two sons, Kenny (Kathy) Williams of Peru, IL, and Craig (Shayne Miller) of Granville, IL; and grandchildren, Laura (Brandon) Turner, Morgan Grubar, Kaitlin, Kraig, Kristen Williams and Jeremy Grubar.

Florence was preceded in death by her husband Robert in 1993; her parents, Clifford and Emma Schafer; brothers Art Schafer and Bill Schafer; and her beloved grandson, Kirk Williams.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made directed to the Putnam County Food Pantry or the Putnam County Senior Center in Standard.

Pallbearers are Kenny Williams, Craig Williams, Jeff Grubar, Mike Grubar, Jeremy Grubar and Brandon Turner.

Published by Putnam County Record on Apr. 28, 2021.
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