Darlene Williams

Born: Wed., Aug. 15, 1934
Died: Fri., Aug. 30, 2019

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2:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Mon., Sep. 02, 2019
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5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Mon., Sep. 02, 2019
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Graveside Service

10:00 AM Tue., Sep. 03, 2019
Location: Elmwood Cemetery

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Darlene Williams, age 85, of Wapello, died Friday, August 30, 2019, at Wapello Specialty Care.  

Mary Darlene Hartsock was born on August 15, 1934 in Wapello, the daughter of Leroy “Banty” and Madeline (Dotson) Hartsock.  Darlene attended Wapello Community Schools.  On August 21, 1952 she was united in marriage to Gene Williams in Wapello.  He preceded her in death on December 16, 1996.

Darlene worked at Thatcher Plastics, Heinz, the Tomahawk, made donuts Casey’s and cleaned the Drugstore and Church in Wapello.   She was a member of the Wapello VFW Auxiliary.  Darlene enjoyed puzzles, reading and crochet.

Her family includes her children, Pamela Bradley of Wapello, Dale (Debra) Williams of Gresham, OR and Beth (Paul) Stephens of Wapello, grandchildren, Heather (Chase) Brown, Sheri Crawford, Blake (Hannah) Stephens, Stephanie Williams, Kamron (Shiloh) Stephens, Dalton Stephens and Robin Williams; many great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; brother, Bill Hartsock of Pleasant Hill, Iowa and aunts, Ruth Kerr and Mildred Huston, both of Wapello.  

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; son, Danny; and two brothers, Larry and Marvin Hartsock.

The graveside services for Darlene will be held at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, September 3, 2019, at Elmwood Cemetery.

Friends may call from 2:00 to 7:00 PM on Monday, September 2, 2019 at the Dudgeon-McCulley Funeral Home in Wapello where the family will meet friends from 5:00 to 7:00 PM.

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Dan Dickey
   Posted Tue September 03, 2019
What a delightful lady. I remember her and Gene very fondly. My condolences to her family.

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