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Wanda Lee Williams

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Wanda Lee Williams, daughter of the late George Belcher and Ella Mae Smith Belcher, was born on Jan. 6, 1927, in Ware, Ill., and died on Oct. 30, 2011, at the Golden Living Center in Dexter, Mo., at 84.

Mrs. Williams attended the First General Baptist Church in Bloomfield, Mo., and the Mt. Calvary Powerhouse Church of God in Poplar Bluff, Mo. She worked as a

customer service representative at Elders Manufacturing, Inter-national Hat Company and Wal-Mart, all located in Dexter. She was a resident of Dexter.

She was first united in marriage to John Ivy Jones on March 13, 1948, in Dexter. Mr. Jones preceded her in death. She then married Jewel Richard Lee on Dec. 28, 1981, in Dexter. Mr. Lee preceded her in death on Dec. 26, 1987. She then married James Leo Williams on April 2,

1989, in Powe, Mo. Mr. Williams preceded her in death on Aug. 15, 2002.

She is survived by two sons, John Paul Jones of Rector, Ark., and Ronnie Lee Jones of Dexter, Mo.; by one daughter, Wanda Sue Bellers of Jonesboro, Ark.; by one daughter-in-law, Kathy Jones of Bloomfield, Mo.; by two brothers, Carl Belcher

of Poplar Bluff, Mo.,

and Charles Belcher of Potosi, Mo.; by 10 grandchildren, John Jones Jr., Natalie Jones, Kacy Jones, Ryan Jones, Quiana Roland, Elizabeth Knight, Bret Yount, Larry Jones, Lora Galati and Sara Leija; 13 great-grandchildren; and numerous relatives and friends. Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by two sons, Larry B. Jones and David Louis Jones, and by two brothers, Vernon Leon Belcher and Harold Belcher.

Visitation will take place at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011, from 5-8 p.m.

Funeral services will be conducted on Friday, Nov. 4, 2011, at 2 p.m. in the Rainey-Mathis Fun-eral Chapel, with Rev. Kevin Eskew officiating. Interment will follow in the Dexter Cemetery.

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