Effingham Daily News
---- — Audra Marceline Williamson, 87, of Louisville, passed away at 7:44 p.m. Friday, April 26, 2013, at St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital, Effingham.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at J. W. Neal Funeral Home, Louisville, with Dallas Bear and Steve Adams officiating. Interment will be in Oskaloosa Cemetery, Xenia. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today, April 29, at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Bethel Christian Church or the donor’s choice and will be received at the funeral home. Online condolences can be left at www.jwnealfuneralhome.net.
She was born Nov. 5, 1925, in Iola, the daughter of Harris and Martha (Jones) Herrick. She was united in marriage with Raymond Myrl Williamson on July 15, 1944, in Iola, and with this union were three sons and one daughter.
Marceline was a faithful member of Bethel Christian Church and enjoyed her time as a homemaker and caring for children in her day care.
She is survived by her sons, Raymond M. Williamson Jr. (Nancy) of Effingham, Robert H. Williamson of Flora and James A. Williamson of Niantic; daughter, Karen S. Williamson of Louisville; brothers, James Herrick (Erma) and William Herrick (Sherry), both of Iola; grandchildren, Rene Wood, Michael Williamson, Amy Adams (Stephen), Erik Williamson (Dannette) and Joseph Williamson; and great-grandchildren, Bethany Seger (Brandon) and Evan Williamson.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Harris and Martha Herrick; husband, Raymond Myrl Williamson on Feb. 23, 2012; daughter-in-law, Carol Williamson; and sisters, Jackie Allen and Joan Savage.
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