Lola M. Williams

January 06, 1934 ‒ July 04, 2019

Galion, Ohio

Lola M. Williams, 85, of Galion passed away Thursday, July 4, 2019 at Magnolia Terrace in Galion where she had been a resident for the past four years.

She was born January 6, 1934 in Pekin, Illinois and was the daughter of Clarence and Viola (Hartsock) Larimore. Lola married Walter V. Williams, Sr., on September 28, 1952 and they enjoyed nearly 58 years of marriage until his passing on April 20, 2010.

She was a 1951 graduate of Pekin High School. Lola was a professional writer and published over 2000 religious articles and two books in her life-time. She moved to Galion in 1994 from Palm Bay, Florida.

Lola is survived by three sons, Walter V. (Lois) Williams, Jr., of Rockledge, Florida, Mike (Kenna) Williams of Mt. Vernon and Ron (Cheryl) Williams of Galion; seven grandchildren, Wendy, Kelly, Ben, Angela, Amber, Aaron and Ryan and six great-grandchildren, Carly, Taylor, Brooke, Katie, Caleb and Zeke.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a step-father, Bob Thomas; two sisters and a brother.

The family will receive friends from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at the Fresh Faith Community Church, 4444 State Route 95 Mt. Gilead, Ohio 43338 where a celebration of life service will follow at 4:00 p.m.

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

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  • Our love and prayers are with each of you. What a precious Saint of God she was. We know she is rejoicing over being at home with Jesus.