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Mary Jane Williams


Service: 1:00pm Mon. November 12th, 2018
Location: St. Raphael Catholic Church

Williams, Mary Jane, 71, of Springfield, passed away at 10:20 p.m. Sunday in Wood Glen Alzheimer’s Community, Dayton in the arms of her loving husband. She was born January 21, 1947 in Springfield the daughter of Richard and Helen (Wilber) Linkhart. She was a 1965 graduate of Catholic Central High School. She worked for Dr. Dennis Roark and was a secretary at United Way. She was an advocate for Mesothelioma patients. Survivors, in addition to her mother of Springfield, include her husband, Loring L. “Butch” Williams; two children, Stephanie (Rob) Hughes of Lebanon and Travis Williams of Springfield; three grandchildren, Helena, Gia and Noah Hughes; sister, Kathy Cullen of Springfield; two brothers, James (Sandy) Linkhart of Springfield and Thomas (Marcia) Linkhart of Indianapolis, Indiana and many nieces and nephews. Her family was her life, especially her children and grandchildren. Her family will receive friends from 2:00-5:00 p.m. Sunday in CONROY FUNERAL HOME. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1:00 p.m. Monday in St. Raphael Catholic Church. A private inurnment will be held in Ferncliff Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation or the Alzheimer’s Association.
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I just heard of this yesterday, I am truly sorry. Mary Jane was always so sweet and kind , we laughed a lot together about shopping. Butch, you and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers. With deepest sympathy . Richard and Linda Johnson

- Linda Johnson, Friday March 15th, 2019

So sorry to miss funeral and viewing. I came down with flu and sore throat and did not want to pass to anyone else. My thoughts are with you all. Help take care of Helen, I know it will be hard for all of you Many days it seems like yesterdayDick and Mom passed, so hard at times, but family had been such a huge support. Again sorry to all the family for your loss. Judy

- Judy Potts, Monday November 12th, 2018

My thoughts are with you, I know the last year's have been very hard for you and your children but your wonderful memories of your beautiful and blessed life together will be what gives you strength. God bless you and your family

- Becky Garrity, Sunday November 11th, 2018

Butch so sorry to hear of your loss. Thinking extra of you and your family. Take good care of each other and keep all your wonderful and loving memories close to your hearts.

- Judi Bruney (Riley), Sunday November 11th, 2018

May the peace that comes from the memories of love shared, comfort you and your family in the days ahead.

- John, Tammy and Hunter Fillmore, Saturday November 10th, 2018

We are so sorry to hear of Mary Jane's passing. Our deepest sympathy goes out to your family. Know that we are thinking about you all and praying for you.

- Bill and Becky Wilber, Friday November 9th, 2018

Prayers and support to ALL the family. It is so hard to loose a loved one. Mary Jane was such a special person and cared for all. She fought a hard battle. May you find peace through prayer, family, and friends. Judy Potts

- Judith Potts, Thursday November 8th, 2018

Butch our deepest sympathies to you and your family. It has been a very long time since we have been together and we had no idea Mary Jane suffered with Alzheimer's. She was always so kind and sweet to us. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

- Ed & Connie Ebenger, Thursday November 8th, 2018

Your family is in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. Mary Jane was an inspiration to all of us. Her battle with illness was immense but she never wavered, always giving me a smile and hug whenever we met! You ALL took such amazing care of her and I know she loved you deeply!

- Elaine Stevenson, Thursday November 8th, 2018

So sorry to hear this. Mary Jane was such a loving person and she will be missed. Alzheimer's is a horrible disease and she is now at peace. Thoughts and prayers to all.

- Deena Hardy, Wednesday November 7th, 2018

Mary Jane was such a sweet and caring woman. She always had a smile on her face and I enjoyed being her neighbor for many years. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her.

- Hayley Cartwright, Wednesday November 7th, 2018

My heart goes out to Mary Jane's family . I too lost my mother to Alzheimer 12 years ago . My prayers to you all ! I'm sorry to say ado to another classmate. RIP Mary Jane !

- Fritzie Calabrese Hagan, Tuesday November 6th, 2018

So sorry to read about Mary Jane passing. She was a lovely woman. Loosing our loved ones is never easy but, the comfort of family, friends and fond memories support us through these days.

- David and Sue Stumpf, Tuesday November 6th, 2018

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