Marilyn Reid Williams

Oct. 3, 1931 – April 8, 2022

Marilyn Reid Williams, 90, of Noblesville, passed away on Fri., April 8, 2022.

She was born on Oct. 3, 1931 to Melvin C. and Anna Reid in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

After graduating from Roosevelt High School in 1949 in Cedar Rapids, Mrs. Williams went to Anderson College to study Christian Education. There she met her future husband, Loren R. Williams. They were married Jan. 5, 1951 and had been married for 71 years at the time of her death. The couple were blessed with three children, Deborah F. Smith (Don) and Susan Kline (John), and a son, James Allen Williams.

During her lifetime, Mrs. Williams was an active member of Noblesville First United Methodist Church, where she sang in the Chancel Choir, played handbells in the Chancel Ringers, and loved participating in Elderberries activities with her husband

Survivors include her husband, Loren R. Williams; daughters Deborah F. (Don) Smith and Susan (John) Kline; brother, Dan (Kathy) Reid; and three nieces and one nephew, all living in Oregon.

She was predeceased by her son, James Allen Williams; and sister Shirley Lerch.

Memorial visitation is scheduled to be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thu, April 14, 2022 at Randall & Roberts Funeral Center, 1685 Westfield Road, in Noblesville. A Celebration of Life will take place at a later time.

Memorial contributions may be made to Noblesville First United Methodist Church Music Ministry, 2051 Monument Street, Noblesville, Ind. 46060.

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