Garnet M. Williams

February 10, 1921 ‒ March 29, 2016

Galion, Ohio

Garnet M. Williams, 95 of Galion passed away Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at the Crestline Nursing Center where she had been a resident for the past six years.

She was born February 10, 1921 in Findlay and was the daughter of Miller and Eva (Brown) Russell.

Garnet attended Forest High School. She was a realtor for many years and later retired from Sam’s Club in Mansfield. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Galion where she was a member of the Presbyterian Women Association, Positive Christian Singles, worship committee and served as deacon. Garnet was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 303 of Galion and a life member of the VFW Post 9943 of Mansfield. She enjoyed playing bridge and was active with the Bridgearama Bridge Club.

Garnet is survived by her sister Virginia Fisher of Crestline; sister-in-law Virginia Russell of Sullivan, Ohio; many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents, sisters Frances Hilson, Ruby Petty and Mary Rupe and brothers Charles Russell and James Russell.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 8:00 p.m. Friday, April 1, 2016 at Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes, 218 South Market St., Galion, Ohio 44833 where services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 2, with Rev. Julie Fogle officiating. Burial will be in Crawford County Memory Gardens, Crestline.

Memorial contributions may be made to HomeCare Matters Hospice in care of the funeral home.

Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes in Galion is honored to serve the family of Garnet Williams, and condolences may be made to them at

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  • Virginia, I am so sorry for your loss. Thank you for the opportunity to take care of Garnet the past six years. She will be greatly missed.

  • Virginia, so sorry for your loss. I knew Garnet and your sister Ruby for years and bowled on the same league with them in Galion for years. Both of them were wonderful ladies and will be missed.

  • Max and I send our love and sympathy to all of you in the loss of Garnet. Lost track of her in recent
    years. Have lovely memories of her while I was a member at First Presbyterian. We shared lots of memories and fun loving care during that time.
    Sincerely, Ruby and Max