Isabel Williams

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Mrs. Isabel Easterling Williams, 86, of Andalusia, died Sun., July 12, 2009, in the Andalusia hospital.
Mrs. Williams was born and reared in Barbour County and attended and graduated from Clayton High School. She later attended and graduated from the University of Alabama with a degree in education. Mrs. Williams taught kindergarten and first grade in Montgomery and Mobile before moving to Andalusia in 1963. She taught school for more than 26 years until her retirement.
After her retirement from education Mrs. Williams obtained her real estate license and sold real estate until her retirement in 2005. A person who was very active and involved in her community, Mrs. Williams was a long time active member of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Andalusia. She was a member of the Covington County Association of Realtors, the Andalusia Country Club, The Parnassus Club, First Thursday Supper Club, Friday Bridge Club and the Andalusia Women’s Golf Association. Mrs. Williams also served as the social columnist for The Andalusia Star-News for the past 12 years.
Private family graveside services will be 11 a.m., today, Wed., July 15, 2009 at Sikes Creek Cemetery in Barbour County with the Rev. Bob Henderson officiating and Foreman Funeral Home directing.
Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Wyatt and Jeron Reaves of Gantt; her daughters and sons-in-law, Marcia and Tommy Green of Destin, Fla., Hunter and Jerry Harrell of Macon, Ga.; son and daughter-in-law, David and Nancy Williams of Andalusia; 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; her brother and sister-in-law, Preston and Susan Clayton of Clayton, Ala.; her sister and brother-in-law, Mary and Bobby Dixon of Eufaula; and several nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Williams was preceded in death by her husband, Benjamin T. Williams; her parents, Judge and Mrs. Preston C. Clayton, and her sister, Sarah Clayton Lawson.
Pallbearers will be the nephews and cousins of Mrs. Williams.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Andalusia.