The Woodward News

January 16, 2014

Ann Williams


Woodward News

Woodward, Okla. —

Ann Williams, beloved mother and grandmother, was called to be with the Lord on January 14, 2014 at the age of 90. She was born August 22, 1923 in Tonkawa, Oklahoma to her parents, Alex and Minnie (Longley) Singhiser. After graduating from High School, Ann married her sweetheart, Forest Williams on November 16, 1946. This union of marriage was blessed with three children, Pepper, Chili and Candy and they celebrated 34 years of marriage before his passing in September of 1981. For nearly 25 years, Ann owned and operated Ann’s Nutrition Center in Woodward, Oklahoma. While residing in Woodward, Oklahoma, Ann enjoyed being involved with the Woodward Community Theater and the Red Hat Society. After moving to Oklahoma City in June 2005, to be near her children, Ann was an active member of Southern Hills Baptist Church where she enjoyed attending the Encouragers Sunday School Class. Ann was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Forest Williams; brothers, Lawrence Singhiser and Bill Singhiser; and sisters, Sing Bevers and Leitta Winget. Ann leaves cherished memories with her loving son, Pepper Wayne Williams and his wife, Judy; daughter, Chili Williams; daughter, Candy Arnold and her husband, Michael; 7 grandchildren: Brandon Williams and his wife Lara, Dr. Lance Williams and his wife Sherry, Brandi Golub and her husband Dr. Ryan, Misty Lack, Ashly Lewis, Bryce Lack, and Carrissa Mays and her husband Kenny; 10 great grandchildren: Taylor Lewis, Sara Lewis, Griffin Williams, Libby Williams, Garrison Williams, Austen Williams, Alexis Hyatt, Raquelle Moore, Jordyn Golub, and Landon Golub; and many other loving family and friends. Viewing will be 4-8 PM Thursday at Vondel Smith Mortuary, S. Lakes with the family greeting friends from 6-8 PM. Services to celebrate her life will be 10:00 AM Fri., Jan 17, 2014 at Southern Hills Baptist Church, 8601 S. Penn. Graveside services will follow at 3:30 PM at the Elmwood Cemetery in Woodward, OK. Memorial donations may be made to the Southern Hill Baptist Church Encouragers Class Food Pantry. Friends may leave condolences for the family at www.vondelsmithmortuary.com