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Lucybelle (Compton) Williams

June 30, 1923 ~ October 19, 2018 (age 95)

     Lucybelle Williams, 95, a proud citizen of Cherokee Nation of  Tahlequah, OK, formerly of Nevada, MO passed away on Friday, October 19, 2018 in Kansas City, MO. Lucybelle was born June 30, 1923 in Locust Grove, OK to Earl Gus and Cora Mae (Downing) Compton. On January 8, 1986 she was united in marriage to I. Benjamin Williams and he preceded her in death on June 22, 2017.

     Lucybelle was raised in Locust Grove and graduated from Locust Grove High School. She was a homemaker and also worked for Woolf Brothers Dept. Store in Kansas City as a seamstress for 27 years. Lucybelle and Ben came to Nevada in 1986 where she has continued to reside.

     Survivors include her children, Steve Campbell and his wife Yvonne, St. Louis, MO, and Christine Campbell, Kansas City, MO; 10 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; one sister Maxine Proctor, Yukon, OK; several nieces and nephews; and daughter-in-law, Linda Campbell, Nevada.    She was preceded in death by one son, John Campbell; one daughter, Mary Meister; three brothers, and five sisters.

     Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, October 22, 2018 at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada with Rev. Hubert Fox officiating.  Interment will follow in Newton Burial Park in Nevada.  Friends may sign the guest book on Sunday from 12:00-4:00 p.m. at the funeral home.  The family will receive friends from 10-11:00 a.m. on Monday prior to the service at the funeral home.

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