Laura “Laurie” Antoinette Williams of rural Monroe City passed away on Friday, March 13, at Hannibal Regional Hospital.
Laurie was born to Thomas and Doris Ann Hulse on March 10, 1955 in Hannibal. She grew up on the family farm and was the eldest of three girls. Laurie attended Monroe City R-1 Schools and graduated high school in 1973. Laurie was a hard-working farm wife for many years and had an affection for taking care of the animals on the farm. She was a country girl at heart and enjoyed mushroom hunting, fishing, and long phone conversations with friends. Later in her life, Laurie worked at Agri-Med Vet Clinic. She cherished the time she spent with her grandchildren and was affectionately known as “Grammy”. Laurie was also very close with her nieces and nephews.
Laurie had a special relationship with her Brother and Sister-In-Law, Gerry Lilly and the late Linda Lilly.
Laurie is survived by her son, Will (Danielle) Williams of Monroe City; two sisters, Linda (Ron) McKenzie of Wildwood, Lynette (Jay) Williams of Monroe City; three grandchildren, Nick, MacKayla, and Daytona Williams; two step-grandchildren Aden Couch and Alivia Robinson; four nephews, Brad (Lindsay) Williams of Monroe City, Robbie McKenzie of Ballwin, Dirk (Meaghan) Mckinney of Rayville, Garth Foree of Monroe City; four nieces, Laura (Jason) Stewart of Monroe City, Erin Williams of Monroe City, Mary Ann (Mark) Witthaus of O’Fallon, and Melissa (Paul) Diehl of Liberty.
Laurie was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas and Doris Ann Hulse; one niece, April Williams; and sister-in-law, Linda Lilly.
A visitation will be available to the public at a later date to be announced, at Garner Funeral Home in Monroe City.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Judson Stewart Memorial Fund for CDH research.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Garner Funeral Home & Chapel, Monroe City, Missouri. Online condolences cane be made to garnerfuneralchapel.com.