MayorSlay.com notes with sorrow the passing of Jo Ann Williams, the First Lady of the City Treasurer’s Office.
Mrs. Williams, for 47 years the spouse of The Honorable Larry Williams, will be remembered at an evening of visitation from 5 pm - 9 pm on Tuesday, January 30, 2007, at Archway Memorial Chapel, 111 Taylor Road. Her funeral will be at 11 am on Wednesday, January 31, 2007, at Bethel Lutheran Church, 7001 Forsyth Boulevard.
A graduate of Alton Senior High School and Harris Stowe University, Mrs. Williams spent more than three decades as an educator - as a teacher in three school districts, as a science consultant, and as a student teacher coordinator.
According to her many friends, Mrs. Williams was an enthusiastic traveler, a gifted cook, and a loving spouse, mother (6), grandmother (13), and great-grandmother (8).
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that all donations be made to the Jo Ann Williams Scholarship Fund at Harris Stowe University, Attn: President’s Office, 3026 Laclede Avenue, St. Louis, Missouri, 63103.