Funeral Service Attendant
Sherry Lea (Witzel) Williams, married to Stanton "Buck" Williams, 54 plus years, has three children, Doug (Patty) Williams, Sonya (Bobby Hood) Williams, and TIsha (Brad) Rueter; nine grandchildren, Brittany Tolbert, Levi Sprehe, Taylor (Miles) Tinsley, Trey Bruce, Tejay Bruce, Taylor (Amber) Bruce, Tyson Bruce, Scott McNeil, and Christian McNeil; and five great-grandchildren, Talia and Ezra Bruce, Gabriel Sprehe, and Rucker Tinsley. Sherry was raised on a farm near Cravat and later moved to Woodlawn with her parents who owned "Witzel's Coffee Cup" restaurant and gas station. She attended Witzel School (K) and finished at Grand Prairie Grade School, Woodlawn High School, Rend Lake College, and banking schools. Sherry retired from Fifth Third Bank after 44 years (previously King City Federal Savings and Loan) as a retail risk administrative manager. She was a member of many civic clubs and organizations with various awards including Senior Saints and Southern Illinois Leaders Among Us. She is presently VP for the Amy Center and Woodlawn Community Foundation. Sherry is also a member of Delta Theta Tau Sorority and West Loan Prairie Christian Church. Sherry loves her family and enjoys spending time with them. She often babysits her great-grandkids, which is a true joy and blessing. She enjoys quilting, working outside, mowing, trimming, and growing flowers and plants. Sherry says she is "blessed to have a wonderful husband who shares the work and keeps me smiling." Sherry has worked as a part-time funeral service attendant for approximately five years and is proud to be part of the "wonderful, caring staff and management."