Published in The Goldendale Sentinel - September 24, 1964, pg 13
[Copied from original newspaper by Researcher E Rowley]
Anna Sarah Williams
"Mrs. Anna Sarah Williams was born September 22, 1907 [*See Note] in Dubuque, Iowa, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Stevens. She travelled a great deal, coming
to this area first in 1903 when she moved to Sunnyside. She spent a great deal of time in the Yakima Valley, and has lived in Goldendale several times, coming here first in 1949.
In 1916 she married Charles Frederick Williams who preceeded her in death in 1946. She was always a hard worker in her home and on the job.
Surviving children are: Albert A. Williams, Salt Lake City; Mrs. Robert L. Garvatte, Mattowa, Wash.; Elliott T. Williams, Los Angeles; Leo E. Williams, Garden Grove, Calif.; Lyle Williams,
Los Angeles; Ida A. Raimer, Buffalo, Wyo.; Lawrence Williams, Modesto, Calif.; Betty Tobin, Goldendale; Ronald Keith Williams, California; and Robert Lynn Williams, Goldendale.
Three sons preceeded her in death: Dale, Jack and Doyle. She is also survived by two brothers: Elmer Stevens, Broomfield, Ariz., and Jesse Thomas Stevens, Sunnyside. Another brother
and a sister passed away before she did. Besides these she leaves behind 25 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren and several nephew and nieces."
[Researcher Note: The year of birth is written as 1907 in the original newspaper obituary; however, our research indicates that this is a typographical
error and that Anna was more likely born in 1897.]