Betty Jean Williams

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Betty Jean Williams, 82, of Greencastle died on Tuesday, April 7, 2009.

She was born Nov. 11, 1926 in Greencastle to Ralph Paul and Ethel Mae Carpenter Crousore. She married Walter Clair Williams on March 14, 1947, and he preceded her in death.

She was a 1944 graduate of Greencastle High School and attended DePauw University, where she subsequently worked until retirement. After retirement, she worked with Fidelity Real Estate and later with the Waldron Company.

Mrs. Williams was a member of First Baptist Church in Greencastle.

Surviving are her daughter Janice C. Clearwater and husband Steve of Bainbridge; son Kent Williams and wife Mary of Greencastle; five grandchildren, Heather Lawson, Jerod Gruenholz, Ryan Gruenholz, Cory Williams and Tony Williams; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Her parents and husband preceded her in death.

Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home with the Rev. Paul Bowen officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery.

Friends may call on Thursday 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorials in Betty's name may be made to the Putnam County Humane Society. Condolences may be offered to the family c/o