Dorothy “Joanne” Fenton Williams Went to be with her Heavenly Father on Saturday, June 5, 2021. She was the daughter of the late Edward and Cora Mae Aeh Fenton. Joanne was preceded in death by her loving husband, Estile (Buster) Williams, of sixty-eight years.
She was blessed with two children, Frank (Connie) Williams of Rarden and Nancy (Tim) Horner of South Webster. Joanne dearly loved her six grandchildren and twelve great-grand children: Brad Williams/ McKenna and Maven of Chillicothe, Misti (Mikel) Williams Floyd/ Brenlei and Jaxon of South Bloomfield, Carly Snook/ Princeton of Columbus, Brittany (Chris) Williams-Bolton/ Denver and coming soon, Baby Cora Mae of Lucasville, Josh (Gretchen) Horner/ Reese and Reed of South Webster, and Jade (Aundres) Horner Perkins/ JayAun, Jhani, and Jax of Florence, SC.
Joanne was the eighth of twelve Fenton siblings. She was preceded in death by Richard (Helen) Fenton, Albert (Juanita) Fenton, Louise (Hilman) Fenton Knight, Marge (Michael) Fenton Lenyo, Helen Fenton Burton Waker, and Fred (Jean) Fenton. She has five remaining siblings, Rev. Frank (the late Carolyn)(Patricia) Fenton, John (Harveena) Fenton, Bill (Sarah) Fenton, Linda Fenton Bishop, and Janet (Rev. Don) Fenton Meadows. Joanne was the loving daughter-in-law to the late Rev. Frank and Opal Percell Williams, and a fond sister-in-law to five brothers and sisters, Wilma (the late Robert) Williams Kennard, Ernie (Agnes) Williams, Wanda (Jerry) Williams Patterson, Judy (the late Rev. Paul Willis) Williams Hagen, and the late Charles Williams. Joanne will be sadly missed by her sixty plus nieces and nephews.
Joanne was a 1953 graduate of South Webster High School. She was a member of the Scioto Furnace UMC, in later years, she attended South Webster Christ’s UMC. She enjoyed reading her Bible, attending church and Sunday School, hosting family dinners, spending time with her grandchildren and great-grand children, flower gardening, and sewing. Joanne looked forward to attending the annual Fenton Family Reunions. She retired from Marting’s Department Store, she was an accomplished seamstress in alterations, custom drapery, and upholstery, and worked in several departments.
The family would like to thank SOMC and Best Care Nursing & Rehabilitation Center for their comfort care.
All Services will be Tuesday, June 8, under the direction of D. W. Swick Funeral Home of South Webster: Visitation 10:00a.m.-12:00p.m. Joanne’s Funeral will be officiated at 12:00p.m. by her pastor, The Rev. Ed Litteral and her nephew Rev. Ryan Hagen. Interment will follow at South Webster Cemetery.