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Williams, Betty Malinda Heston


Posted By: Ken Baker (email)
Date: 5/31/2021 at 16:46:37

Betty Malinda Heston Williams

Betty Malinda Williams, daughter of Rolland W. Heston and Bessie Fern (Goben) Heston, was born in Clarke County, Iowa on August 28, 1932 and passed away at Greater Community Hospital in Creston on July 4, 2005 at the age of 72.

Betty was educated at East and West Concord Schools in Clarke County. She was united in marriage to Virgil Leroy Williams on December 25, 1948 at the Christian Church parsonage in Osceola. Four children blessed this union - Steven Leroy, Virgil Howard, Vickie Lee and Donald Ray. Betty was a homemaker and helped Virgil on the farm. She lived most of her life in Clarke County. She was baptized in the Ollie Baptist Church.

Betty enjoyed gardening, making music (guitar, organ and singing) and traveling in the mountains and camping. She had a great love for animals and raised dogs for many years; she had most recently raised and showed cocker spaniels. Betty always treated everyone as family but her greatest pleasure and pride in life was her own family.

Preceding Betty in death were her parents; infant son, Steve; son, V Howard(Will); brother Everett Heston; sisters Deloris Winn and Genivene Jean Wall; in-laws, Owen C. and Lida M. Williams; brothers-in-law Perry Winn, Glen Hay, Tom Wall, John Toney, Bill Vandermey, Dean Winn, Wayne Williams; and sister-in-law Wilma Heston.

She is survived by her husband Virgil Williams of Weldon; daughter Vickie Binning and husband Mark of Osceola; son Donnie Williams and wife Chris of Osceola; daughter-in-law Rita Williams of Council Bluffs; grandchildren; Christine Binning Baker and husband Mark of Ames, Jaime Jensen and husband Eric of Des Moines, Scott Williams and wife Stephanie of Norwalk; great grandchildren, Kenny and Max Baker of Ames and Ethan and Mitchell Jensen of Des Moines; sisters Iona Vandermey of Leon, Mary Hay of Ollie, JoAnn Parmer and husband Ronald of Weldon; brothers G. Allen Heston of Woodburn, Jerry L. Heston and wife Trudy of Ankeny; sister-in-law JoAnn Williams of Weldon; other relatives and a host of friends.

28 Aug 1932
Clarke County, Iowa, USA
DEATH 4 Jul 2005 (aged 72)
Ottawa Cemetery
Ottawa, Clarke County, Iowa, USA
PLOT North Section


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