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PEKIN ~ Alice Faye Williams, 73, of Pekin, passed away at 6:48 p.m. Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at Fondulac Rehab and Health Care in East Peoria.

She was born April 24, 1944 in Manito to Glen and Opal Bessie (Zimmerman) Williams.  Her parents preceded her in death.

Surviving are one sister, Darlene Mitzelfelt of Pekin; one niece, Vicki (Bill) Burke of Manito; and one nephew, Scott (Patti) Mitzelfelt of Manito.

Alice had worked at the Tazewell County Resource Center in Pekin since the early 1990’s.

She loved spending time with her nieces and nephews.  She enjoyed playing bingo and was elected Queen of Timbercreek Nursing Home when she stayed there.  She also enjoyed collecting stuffed animals.

Her graveside funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday, May 19, 2017 at Meadow Lawn Cemetery in Manito.  The Rev. Jerry Rupp will officiate.  There will be no visitation.  Arrangements have been entrusted to Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin.

Memorial contributions may be given to the American Diabetes Association at 2501 Chatham Rd. Suite 210 Springfield, IL 62704 or to the American Heart Association at 141 W. White Oaks Dr. #A Springfield, IL 62704.

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