Obituaries

Barbara June Dowding Williams 1918 - 2010 Kansas City, Kan.

Services for Barbara June Dowding Williams, 92, Kansas City, Kan., formerly of Bonner Springs, were Tuesday, June 22, at Alden-Harrington Funeral Home in Bonner Springs. Burial was at Bonner Springs Cemetery
Mrs. Williams died Thursday, June 17, 2010, at Sharon Lane Nursing Home in Shawnee.
She was born March 1, 1918, in Loring, the daughter of Cyril and Pauline Dowding. Mrs. Williams was a longtime area resident and worked for many years at Simmons Mattress Co. in Kansas City, Kan., retiring in the early 1980s. She was a past member of the Bonner Springs Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary.
Her husband of 65 years, Gayle Williams, died in 2000. A son, Cyril Tapley Williams, in January 2010.
Survivors include two children, Gayle W. Williams, Kansas City, Kan., and Bette Wolverton, Spring Hill; a sister, Margaret Smith, Tonganoxie; eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorial contributions to the American Diabetes Association, sent in care of the funeral home, 214 Oak St., Bonner Springs, KS 66012.