Thais Williams, 92, of Three Oaks, Michigan died peacefully at her home surrounded by her family on Thursday, September 12, 2013.
Thais was born to John and Cecil Hoven on June 2, 1921. She graduated from Three Oaks High School in 1938. Thais continued her education at the College of Commerce in South Bend, Indiana, completing a 2 year business course. On February 12, 1941 she married Kenneth Williams in Three Oaks. She gladly joined her husband and the team at Williams Orchard by doing clerical work and cooked many a delicious supper for the fruit packers. Thais was a member of the Three Oaks United Methodist Church.
A dedicated wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother, Thais is survived by her husband of 72 years, Kenneth Williams; son Stephen (Nicki) Williams of Caro, Michigan; daughter Laurel (Harold) Macon of Battle Creek, Michigan; grandchildren, Shana and Blake Williams; Hayley, Adam and Gabriel Macon and 7 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her sister, Marjorie Schmidt.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, September 15, 2012 from noon – 2:00 p.m. at Pobocik Funeral Home, Three Oaks. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M Sunday at the funeral home with the Reverend Sherri Swanson officiating. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Three Oaks.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Three Oaks United Methodist Church, 2 East Sycamore Street, Three Oaks, Michigan 49128 or to Hospice at Home, 4025 Health Park Lane, St. Joseph, Michigan 49085.
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