Williams, Eleanor Ray Brown (Dayton)

Monday, December 31, 2012

Eleanor Ray Brown Williams, 90, of Dayton, TN, passed away Saturday afternoon, December 29, 2012 in Dayton. 

Eleanor was born in Pikeville on October 6, 1922 the daughter of the late Jim and Ruth (White) Hutcheson; and was also preceded in death by her husband, Jack Williams; and her daughter, Patricia Gonzalez.

She was a graduate of Bledsoe County High School, Abels Business College, Bryan College and earned her master’s at UT. She was a teacher at Dayton City School and also worked in the Rhea County school administration department. She was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma, both Tennessee and national, T.E.A., N.E.A., Dayton Saddle Club, Red Hatters, Business and Professional Womens Association and supported Special Olympics and the Womens Care Center in Dayton. Eleanor was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Dayton since 1942.

Eleanor is survived by her three sons, Jack (Ursula) Brown and David (Sue) Brown both of Dayton and Don (Vivian) Brown of Knoxville; her sister, Nancy Dennis of Dunlap; her brother, Mike Hutcheson of Pikeville; seven grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; step-son, Jack Williams of AZ; and step-daughter, Mary Morris of Oliver Springs.

Funeral services for Eleanor will be held Thursday, January 3 at 11 a.m. in the funeral home chapel with her pastor, Rev. Kenneth Pierce officiating. She will be laid to rest in the Wheat Memorial Cemetery in Roane County.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Womens Care Center.

The family is being served by the Vanderwall Funeral Home where they will receive friends Wednesday, January 2 after 4 p.m.


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