The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

Obituaries

January 26, 2013

Larry Eldon 'Papa' Williams

Published 1-26-13

ENID, Okla. — LAHOMA — Graveside service for Larry Eldon Williams, “Papa,” will be 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, in Square Cedar Cemetery, with Jim and Clayton Wallace officiating.

Arrangements are by Lanman Funeral Home Inc., Helena. Viewing is 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Memories may be shared at www.lan manmemorials.com.

Larry was born Feb. 17, 1942, in Perry to Lennit Esther Williams and Effie Marie Bell Williams and passed from this life on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, at his home in Lahoma.

Larry married Judy Lowana Nakvinda in Guthrie. They recently celebrated 50 years of marriage.

He worked as a sheet metal specialist in the aircraft industry.

He has lived in this area for 42 years, moving from Guthrie to Enid in 1967, and to Lahoma in 1971. He worked at Vance Air Force Base for 43 years, retiring in 2010.

Larry was a member of Lahoma Volunteer Department and the Followers of Christ Church in Ringwood.

He served as Mayor of Lahoma for 11 years.

Larry helped all of his children throw newspapers all the way through high school.

After they graduated he continued to throw the papers another 10 years.

Those who are left to cherish Larry include his wife, Judy; children, Aaron Williams and wife Margaret, Trena Cooper and husband David, Beth Kanaly and husband Ryan, Sheldon Williams, and Adrienne Wallace and husband Timothy; grandchildren, Joseph, Jacob, Justin, Patrick, Rachel and Mikail Williams, Jay Cooper, Karsen and Reed Kanaly, Sebastean, Spencer, Zeek, Owen and Abigail Wallace.

His parents preceded him in death.

(Submitted by family)쇓

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • ShirleyWeber.jpg Shirley Ann (Packard) Weber

    Shirley Ann (Packard) Weber, 79, peacefully went to be with her Lord on Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014, at her son’s country home near Carbondale, Kan.

    April 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • RuthWeston.jpg Ruth K. Weston

    Memorial service for Ruth K. Weston, 82, of Enid, Okla., will be 11 a.m. Saturday, April 26, 2014, at Central Christian Church.

    April 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • TerrySly.jpg Terry Lee Sly

    Terry Lee Sly, 68, of Billings, Okla., was born April 4, 1946, in Hulbert, Okla., the son of Flora Sly and Harold Richmond and passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 17, 2014, at his residence.

    April 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Narcissa Emma Hoof

    August 17, 1987 – April 20, 2014

    April 24, 2014

  • Annie Sue Sullivan

    September 23, 1958 – April 22, 2014.

    April 24, 2014

  • Beverly June Horne

    June 30, 1931 – August 24, 2013

    April 24, 2014

  • Sandra Jean Brooks-Thomas

    May 18, 1962 – April 18, 2014

    April 24, 2014

  • Evalyn Girty

    Service pending with Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home.

    April 24, 2014

  • David Michael Jackson Sr.

    Service pending with Anderson-Burris Funeral Home & Crematory.

    April 24, 2014

  • Betty L. Moritz

    Service pending with Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home.

    April 24, 2014