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Doris Lucille Babcock Williams dies at 91

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Doris Lucille Babcock Williams, age 91 of Porter, passed away Tuesday, June 29, 2010 in Chesterton.

She was born November 12, 1918 in Porter, to William and Ivah (Warble) Babcock, who preceded her in death.

She was married on May 20, 1978 in Chesterton, to Michael Williams, who preceded her in death in 1984.

Doris was also preceded in death by her brothers, Lester, Fernandez, Carl, Vernie and William Babcock.

She is survived by many nieces and nephews; many great nieces and nephews and several great--great nieces and nephews.

Doris was a lifelong area resident and was a lifetime member of Porter United Methodist Church, where she was also a Sunday School teacher.

She was also an active member of the Duneland Working Women’s Club. She retired in 1978 from U.S. Steel Gary Works, where she worked as a Clerical Assistant.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, July 2, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, with Pastor G. Thomas Jones officiating. Burial will follow at Chesterton Cemetery.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, July 1, from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

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Posted 6/30/2010