Ralph Williamson obit. Freeport Journal Standard, Freeport, Illinois
Ralph Williamson LANARK - Ralph Williamson of Lanark died Tuesday afternoon in Savanna City Hospital where he had been a patient since Thursday. He died following an extended illness. Mr. Williamson had lived in Savanna, Sterling and Molinc and was a carpenter and member of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters of Moline and Savanna before purchasing a farm near Lanark, where he resided until the time of his death. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Elizabeth. He received his education in Zion schools. He was born May 30, 1894, in Carroll County, son-of James and Sadie (Carson) Williamson. On Feb. 26, 1919, he married! Lydia C. Kehl of Polsgrove. She died Feb. 28, 1953. He married Clarice Laughrin Cook of Elizabeth May 15, 1955. Surviving are his widow; and two sisters, Mrs. David (Genevera) McCall of Pearl City and Mrs. Adolph (Zella) Derrer of Freeport. He was also preceded in death by two sisters and two brothers. Funeral service will be Satur- |" e | al ' to 9 day at 10 a.m. in Jones-Law Funeral Home, Savanna. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Mount Carroll. Friends may call at the funeral home from 3 to 5 and p.m. Friday.