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Becky L. Williams

Becky L. Williams

PROPHETSTOWN – Becky L. Williams, 61, of Prophetstown, died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria. She was a secretary for the city of Prophetstown for several years, retiring Jan. 1.

Born Dec. 15, 1951, in Morrison, she was the daughter of Paul and Rena (Lott) Mannon. On July 31, 1971, she was united in marriage to Roger Williams in Prophetstown.

Becky was a member of Prophetstown Main Street and First Congregational Church in Prophetstown, where she sang in the church choir. She enjoyed singing, making crafts, including posters with her Cricut program, reading, and interior decorating. She loved spending time with her canine companion, Baxter. Becky’s world was her grandchildren, whom she adored and cherished.

Surviving are her husband, Roger of Prophetstown; two daughters, Tiffni Williams of Chicago and Kili (Mike) Bielema of Dunlap; a son, Roger Williams Jr. of Prophetstown; a sister, Paula Mannon of Plainfield; her mother, Rena of Prophetstown; two grandchildren, Brady and Adison Bielema; and her mother-in-law, Nova Schultz of Vero Beach, Fla.

She was preceded in death by her father, Paul; grandmother, Marge Mathis; grandparents, Art and Pearl Lott; and her stepfather-in-law, Bob Schultz.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at McDonald Funeral Home in Prophetstown.  The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with Chaplain Bill Cordes officiating. Burial will be at Lyndon Cemetery.

A memorial has been established. 

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