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Lawrence Harvey Williams, retired mechanic, passed away on Monday, June 11, 2007 in the Cushing Regional Hospital at the age of 77 years.
The son of the late Chester Harvey Williams and Flora Kathryn Potter Williams, Lawrence was born on March 5, 1930 in Yale, OK and was reared and educated in the Yale community, graduating from Norfolk School in 1948.
He was united in marriage to Ruth Y. Baird on December 22, 1949 in Stillwater, OK and to this union five children, Lawrence “Larry” Williams, Jr., Jean, Tom, Dwight and Mark were born.
Lawrence had worked as a mechanic for several different auto dealerships, including Thomas Ford in Stillwater; Berry Chevrolet in Yale; Foresee Chevrolet and Logan Ford in Cushing prior to his retirement in 1991.
Lawrence was a member of the Advent Christian Church; he enjoyed wood working and spending time with his grand children and great-grandchildren.
Survivors include his wife of over 57 years, Ruth of the home; his children, Larry Williams and his wife Brenda of Hooker, OK, Jean Yvonne Williams of Ada, OK, Tom Lee Williams and his wife Jill, of Buffalo, MO, Dwight David Williams and his wife Myra of Tulsa, OK, and Mark Alan Williams and his wife Kelley of Cushing; four brothers, Jack Williams of Yale, Ronnie Williams of Grand Prairie, TX, Jerry Williams of Lawrence, KS and Richard Williams of Powell, WY; 11 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Dean Williams and Billy Williams; one sister Wanda Lee Williams and one great-grand-daughter Kandle Williams.
Graveside services will be held on Thursday, June 14, 2007 at 2 P.M. in the Lawson Cemetery at Yale.
Serving as casket bearers and honorary casket bearers will be Larry Williams, Tom Williams, Dwight Williams, Mark Williams, Kyle Williams, Eric Williams, Kegan Williams and Danny Williams, Cory Williams, Noah Williams and William D. Bright, III.
The family will greet friends on Wednesday evening from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. in the Floyd Family Center, east of the Funeral Home.
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