October 21, 2014

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Helen L. Williams

Helen L. Williams (nee Boyle), 93, of Grafton, passed away Sunday, July 7, 2013 in the assisted living facility of Center Ridge Nursing Home in North Ridgeville. She was born November 10, 1919 in Cannonburg, Pennsylvania, moving to Elyria in 1945.

Mrs. Williams worked at General Industries in Elyria in assembly for 25 years while becoming a homemaker who enjoyed quilting and caring for her family home.

She is survived by two sons, Bob (Sandy) Williams of Grafton and Art Williams of Elyria; seven grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; and four great great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, Coy; son, Dan; daughter, Patty; sisters, Ann Lime and Thelma Boyle; and three brothers, Frank, Glenn and Lee.

Friends may call in the Blackburn-Duke Funeral Home, 1021 Main St., Grafton, Thursday, July 11, 2013 from 5 to 7 P.M. with funeral services Friday, July 12, 2013 at 11 A.M. in the funeral home, with Reverend Robb Williams and Reverend Randy Williams, both of Arizona and Mrs. Williams’s grandsons. Burial will be in River Road Cemetery, LaGrange Township.


  • Carol Silva

    We’re praying for you all back here in AZ. I know how difficult this is for the family and pray for God’s grace and comfort during this time of grief. Praying for the grandsons, Rev. Robb Williams and Rev. Randy Williams as they have the difficult task of presiding over their grandma’s service.