March 9, 2013
Betty Williams, 83, of Princeton, died Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at 10:35 a.m. at her home, following a long illness.
Born Dec. 2, 1929, in Caldwell County, a daughter of the
late Alvin Richey and Lucille Lear Pool, she was a retired business woman and a member of First Baptist Church of Princeton.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert “Bob” Williams.
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Fred and Julie Williams of Princeton; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Shelly and Carroll Boyd, Janelle Fear and Libby and Larry Dillingham, all of Princeton; eight grandchildren, Jenna and husband Jamie Lee Richardson, Elizabeth Meryl Williams, Barrett Ray Boyd, Tyler Loren Williams, Ben Dillingham, Drew Dillingham, Baxter Boyd and Bryce Boyd; three great-grandchildren, Canyon Williams, Kali Sherrill and Draya Richardson; and a niece, Kate Finnearty of Eddyville.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, March 16, at 2:30 p.m. at Morgan’s Funeral Home with Fred Williams, the Rev. Kent Workman and the Rev. Russ Davidson officiating.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the funeral hour Saturday at the funeral home.
There will be a private graveside service.
Pallbearers will be Fred Williams, Barrett Boyd, Tyler Williams, Ben Dillingham, Baxter Boyd and Bryce Boyd.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to S.A.F.E. Haven Kentucky (Saving Animals From Euthanasia), P.O. Box 401, Princeton, Ky. 42445.
Online condolences may be sent from the website: morgansfuneralhome.com.
Added Info-- Betty Williams was one of the founders and a long time member of the Board of Directors of the BHS/CCHS Alumni & Friends Assn. (Butler High School/Caldwell County High School.) This organization and Betty Williams have devoted years to saving the R. E. Butler Building from disrepair and demolition.