Yvonne Ruth Williams of Athens passed away peacefully Saturday, January 20, 2018, at Athens-Limestone Hospital. Yvonne was born March 14, 1939, to the late Ruth Sarvis and the late George Sarvis of Toledo, Ohio.
Yvonne was preceded in death by her husband, James Edward "Jimmy" Williams.
Yvonne and Jimmy were married for 61 years. They had three children Dena Haislep (Athens), James Williams Jr (Athens) and Joe Williams (Toney). Yvonne had six sisters the late Mary Jo Hill (Toledo, Ohio), the late Rosemary George (Oregon, Ohio), Georgia Minkowski (Toledo, Ohio), Marlene Berry (Toledo, Ohio), Darlene Rahm (Toledo, Ohio) and Edna Altmanshofer (Toledo, Ohio). She has nine grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
Yvonne and Jimmy opened Jimmy's Greenhouse and Garden Center in the spring of 1970, serving the East Limestone community. She was a member of Jones Road Church of Christ.
Services for Mrs. Williams will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, January 23, 2018, at Limestone Chapel Funeral Home with Bro. Everett Conn officiating. The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. Monday, January 22, 2018. Burial in Roselawn Cemetery.
Published on January 22, 2018