Williams, Jane Slusher

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Jane Slusher Williams, a resident of Floyd County since birth, with the exception of several years in Garrett Park, Maryland, and more recently Snyder Nursing Home in Salem, passed away on November 3, 2020 at the age of 85.

Jane is survived by her brother & sister-in-law, Lane & Mina Slusher of Kansas; special sister-in-law, Nadine Slusher of Floyd; son & daughter-in-law, Michael K. & Jackie Williams of Canton, GA; daughter & son-in-law, Teresa W. & Eddie Worth of Floyd; grandchildren, Jason M. Oury of Newport, TN, Jessica K. Oury Kellogg (David) of Floyd, Jacob Estrada, husband of the late granddaughter Jordan Oury Estrada of Newport, TN, Aaron Williams, and Claire Williams of Canton, GA; great-grandchildren, Colton Ryder Oury and Aurora Jane Estrada of Newport, TN. She was also blessed with many nieces, great-nieces, nephews, great-nephews, and cousins.

Jane was preceded in death by her parents, George & Callie Slusher; husband, Deward T. Williams; brother, Maurice T. Slusher; and sister, Betty Mannon.

In younger days, Jane was a bank manager, a Camp Bright Star cook, nurse, and mom to a lot of summer camp kids that missed their parents. More recently, Jane was a devoted volunteer at Angels in the Attic, a hard working gardener and yard perfectionist, proud grandmother, and still a great cook!

Jane enjoyed spoiling her grandchildren with her baking, as she was always baking, and whatever activities they wanted to do. She enjoyed making crafts including growing her own gourds to create beautiful bowls, making quilts, learning how to make shaker wooden baskets and even painting. She loved a craft show.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 8, 2020 in the Maberry Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in the Jacksonville Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1 – 2 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or Alzheimer’s Society and are greatly appreciated.

Masks are required inside of the funeral home for those wishing to attend services. Please remember that seating is limited.