Lucybelle Williams

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Lucybelle Williams, 95, a proud citizen of Cherokee Nation of Tahlequah, Okla., formerly of Nevada, Mo., passed away on Friday, Oct. 19, 2018, in Kansas City, Mo. Lucybelle was born June 30, 1923, in Locust Grove, Okla., to Earl Gus and Cora Mae (Downing) Compton. On Jan. 8, 1986, she was united in marriage to I. Benjamin Williams and he preceded her in death on June 22, 2017.

Lucybelle was raised in Locust Grove and graduated from Locust Grove High School. She was a homemaker and also worked for Woolf Brothers Dept. Store in Kansas City as a seamstress for 27 years. Lucybelle and Ben came to Nevada in 1986 where she has continued to reside.

Survivors include her children, Steve Campbell and his wife, Yvonne, St. Louis, Mo., and Christine Campbell, Kansas City, Mo.; 10 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Maxine Proctor, Yukon, Okla.; several nieces and nephews; and daughter-in-law, Linda Campbell, Nevada. She was preceded in death by one son, John Campbell; one daughter, Mary Meister; three brothers; and five sisters.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, Oct. 22, at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada with the Rev. Hubert Fox officiating. Interment will follow in Newton Burial Park in Nevada. The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m., Monday, prior to the service at the funeral home.

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