China Williamson, daughter of the late Harvey and Eula Mae Howell Crews, was born in Arkansas on Feb. 18, 1921, and died at the Missouri Southern Healthcare Facility in Dexter on Sunday, May 29, 2005, at the age of 84.
Mrs. Williamson had lived in Essex most of her life. She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Essex.
On Feb. 25, 1941, she was married to Harry Glenn Williamson in Oak Grove, La. He preceded her in death on Sept. 24, 2001.
Surviving are one son and daughter-in-law, Harry Glenn, Jr. and Julia Williamson of Bloomfield; one daughter and son-in-law, Joy and Dan Hudgens of Dexter; three grandchildren, Jason (Tammy) Williamson of Marble Hill, Phillip Williamson of Bloomfield, and Danielle Hudgens of Springfield; two brothers, Harwell Lee Crews of Joiner, Ark., and Veon Crews of Bastrop, La.
She was preceded in death by three brothers and one sister.
Visitation will be held from 9-11 a.m. Wednesday, June 1, 2005, at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter.
Graveside funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 1, 2005, in the Essex Cemetery with Rev. Ernie Rogers of Poplar Bluff officiating.
Interment will follow in the Essex Cemetery with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter in charge of local arrangements.