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Mary Ellen Williams

July 24, 1923 January 31, 2018
Mary Ellen Williams
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Obituary for Mary Ellen Williams

Mary Ellen Williams, 94, of Lapeer, died Wednesday, January 31, 2018. She was born July 24, 1923 in Vassar to parents Roy and Ida Mae (Graves) Davis. Mary married Pete Williams on October 26, 1940 in Tuscola County, MI.

Mrs. Williams did work at Lyons & Smith, downtown Lapeer, in the 1970’s. Mary was a patriotic, proud military supporter; being a member of the American Legion Post #16, Lapeer as well as the Legion Auxiliary of Post #3039, Farwell. She was so proud of family who served in the United States military, past and present. Mrs. Williams loved to cook and bake, travel, play cards and BINGO as well as dance with family and friends. She was also a beautiful seamstress. Mary will be remembered for her love of the outdoors; especially birds and gardening. She will be missed.

Mrs. Williams is survived by her daughter: Nancy Waters of Lapeer, five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild and one on the way. She was preceded in death by her husband: Pete Williams, son: Clark, siblings: Edith, Frances and N.J., son-in-law: Edward Waters and dear friend: Roy.

Per her own wishes, the family has entrusted Muir Brothers Funeral Home, Lapeer with cremation. No public services will be held at this time. Interment will take place in Great Lakes National Cemetery, Holly.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warriors or Hometown Hospice, Lapeer. Condolences and memories may be left at

Cemetery Details


Great Lakes National Cemetery Final Resting Place

4200 Belford Rd.
Holly, MI 48442

4200 Belford Rd. Holly 48442 MI
United States

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