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Jessie I. (Wellman) Williams

Born: Mon., Feb. 10, 1908
Died: Tue., Jan. 8, 2013


1:00 PM to 3:00 PM, Fri., Jan. 11, 2013
Location: LaRobardiere
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Funeral Service

3:00 PM Fri., Jan. 11, 2013
Location: LaRobardiere
Funeral Home, Inc.

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Camden- Jessie I. Williams 104, formerly of North Park Street, passed away Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at the Lutheran Care Home, Clinton, NY.  She was born February 10, 1908 in Glenmore, NY a daughter of Clark and Lillian Adey Wellman.  Jessie was a 1925 graduate of Rome Free Academy and attended the Utica School of Commerce.  She was employed at the former Portner Lumber Company, the Ford dealership in Rome, then Griffiss Air Force Base in Payroll and Accounting, retiring in 1973.
        On May 18, 1935 she married Henry O. Williams in Taberg, NY. They lived in the Lee area for most of their lives. He died in February of 1967.  She was a member of the Annsville Senior Citizens, Lee United Methodist Church and its U.M. Women. She spent several winters in Florida. In her later years, she resided with her daughter and son in law, Joan & Dale Sherwood before becoming a resident of the Lutheran Care Home. The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of the Lutheran Home-Valley Crest Wing for their loving care and compassion.
       She is survived by two daughters, Joan Sherwood , Camden; Sandra & Paul Rice, Bolton Landing, NY; a son, Gerald & Elizabeth Williams, Seminole, FL; eight grandchildren; Bryon, David and Richard Sherwood, Camden, Terri Wilder, Newton, NJ, Scott Rice, Valhalla, Kristin Phelps, Schenectady, Lisa Bechtold, Webster and Eric Williams, Arundel, ME, twenty-two great grandchildren and four  great-great grandchildren.  Besides her husband she was predeceased by a brother Maynard R. Wellman and son in law, Dale Sherwood.
     Funeral Services will be held  3:00 pm Friday  at the LaRobardiere Funeral Home, Inc. Camden, NY Spring interment Lee State Road Cemetery.  Calling hours will be held from 1-3 pm prior to the service at the funeral home, 109 Main Street.  Contributions may be made to the Lee United Methodist Church, c/o Mrs. Terri Salisbury, 4816  State Route 69, Rome, NY  13440.

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Scott Rice
   Posted Wed January 09, 2013
We'll all miss you grandma !!!

Brendan and Suzanne O'Sullivan
   Posted Wed January 09, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the rest of your family. My deepest condolences.

Chris and Terri Salisbury
   Posted Wed January 09, 2013
Our condolences to the entire family...she was a great lady.

Pastor Dan and Sharon Orshaw
   Posted Wed January 09, 2013
Joan: Our condolences on the lost of your Mother. Please give our love to David and Coral as well. Miss all of you. Heaven has gained a wonderful woman , that's for sure!

James and Beverly Salisbury
   Posted Wed January 09, 2013
Jessie was a wonderful neighbor friend and mentor. We condolences to the Williams family and their grandchildren and great great grand children sincerly. Jim and Bev and Family's

Linda Boulerice
   Posted Wed January 09, 2013
I am so sorry for your loss. May God touch each one of you and give you His gentle peace at this time of your sorrow.

Ed & Pat Pratt, Bolton Landing, NY
   Posted Thu January 10, 2013
Sandy, Paul and family:
Our sincere sympathy on your loss.
Out thoughts and prayers are with you.
Ed and Pat Pratt

Kent & Gretchen Ward
   Posted Thu January 10, 2013
Jerry & Liz - We are so sorry to hear about your mom. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Art Matson
   Posted Fri January 11, 2013
The few times I was with Aunt Jessie she impressed me as a kind, strong and gracious person.


Art Matson
Jacksonville NC

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