HUBBARD – Ethelene L. Williams, 82, died on Saturday, September 4, 2021 at Sharon Regional Medical Center.
Ethelene was born April 13, 1939 in Newton Falls, daughter of Harold and Helen Lawrence Sheldon. She graduated in 1957 from Newton Falls High School.
Ethelene was an administrative assistant for Pete Ashby Appliance Repair and then worked for the American Cancer Society in Sharon, Pennsylvania.
She was a member of the Victory Christian Center Vienna Campus, where she taught many classes and touched the lives of many young girls as a Missionettes / Girls Ministry godmother, and was a member of the Happy Wanderers senior group of Corner House Christian Church of Hubbard.
She loved Jesus with all her heart and her desire was for her whole family to one day be in Heaven with her. He had precious time left on earth, but had to make sure that the love of his life knew how important it was to him to be sure to join her someday. She looked him in the eye and asked him to be sure that one day he would join her in Heaven.
Her greatest joy in life was spending time with her family, supporting all of the children and grandchildren in everything they do. She also loved to travel, flowers, cats, feed and bird watch.
She will be remembered and sadly missed by her family: her husband, James H. Williams, whom she married on June 24, 1960; her children, Debra Myla (Alan) Morris of Hayes, Virginia, James Douglas (Anita) Williams of Bristolville, Lora Lynette (John) Bancroft of Hubbard and Sharlene Louise (Victor) Yarger of Tellico Plains, Tenn .; her grandchildren, Megan and Mike Peteler, Kayla and Michael Buckner, Neil Yarger, Amanda and Dan Parson, Angela and Andrew Macala, Rachel and Joe Waltemire, Aaron and Lauren Williams, Jewelya Williams, Andrea Williams, Natalie Bancroft and Zoe Williams; and great-grandchildren, Leif, Ada, Kolton, Mikki, Lexi and Charlotte. She also leaves behind her brother, Raymond R. Sheldon Sr. of Hubbard.
Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her brothers, James Sheldon and Leonard Sheldon.
His homecoming celebration took place on Tuesday, September 7, 2021 at the Victory Christian Center Vienna Campus. The services have been released to protect everyone during this pandemic.
Memorial contributions can be made at the Victory Christian Center, 5000 Warren Sharon Road, Vienna, OH 44473.
Funeral arrangements are in the care of Stewart-Kyle Funeral Home. Family and friends are invited to visit the funeral home’s website at www.stewart-kyle.com to share their memories and condolences.