Deborah Lynn Williams

Saturday, September 3, 2016

Deborah Lynn Williams, 61, Nevada, Mo., passed from this life on Friday, Sept. 2, 2016, at her home in Nevada. Deborah was born July 6, 1955, in Nevada, to Glen W. and Elaine (Vickers) Sherman. On April 18, 1986, she was united in marriage to Rocky Miller and he preceded her in death on April 7, 2000. She later married Ed Williams on May 18, 2001, and he survives of the home.

Deborah was raised in El Dorado Springs and attended school there. She served in the United States Army for two years in the early 1980s. Deborah worked as an LPN for 35 years, during that time she worked at Nevada City Hospital for a time and later Nevada Habilitation Center. She was currently employed by Southwest Community Services in Nevada. In 2011, she was named "Employee of the Year" at the Nevada Habilitation Center. Deborah enjoyed caring for all of her animals, but she especially loved spending time with her grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, Ed, survivors include her daughter, Regan Harrell, Nevada; two sons, Scott Harrell, and Curtis Harrell, both of Nevada; grandchildren, Kelsey Harrell, Braden Laning, Brycen Laning, Braxton Laning, Blake Laning, Kailey Harrell, and Kyle Harrell; stepchildren, Michael Williams and his wife, Michelle, Travis Williams and his wife, Lorie, Jeff Williams and his wife, Amy, and Nelson Williams and his fiancÚ, Myarka; several stepgrandchildren; four sisters, Beverly Conway, Olathe, Kan., Barbara Henry, Nevada, Carol Ruthmann, Butler, and Deena Selby, Nevada; mother-in--law, Ruby Craft, Milo; stepmother-in-law, Bonnie Wiliams, Independence, Mo.; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 7, at Ferry Funeral Home, in Nevada, with the Rev. Terry Mosher officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Dederick, Mo. The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m., Tuesday, at the funeral home.

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