Fri, 04/28/2023 - 10:08am admin
Memorial services for Etta Frances Green Williamson will be held Saturday, May 6, at 3pm at the Frist General Baptist Church of Willow Springs. She passed away on April 20, 2023 at her home.
Etta Williamson was born August 4, 1930 in Willow Springs, Missouri to Asa Dee Earnest and Eva Gibson Green. She attended grammar school at West Liberty outside of Willow Springs and graduated from Willow Springs High School in 1949. After high school she attended Missouri Teachers College (now MSU) in Springfield and then returned to Willow Springs to teach at West Liberty.
Etta was married in Willow Springs on May 21, 1952 to Carmac Sterling Williamson. Their only child, Carmac Scott Williamson was born on November 9, 1960.
Etta worked for the Finley’s as the manager of the “Dime Store” until “Scott” was born, then she focused on her duties as a mother. When Scott graduated from High School, Etta returned to the “Dime Store” as the manager for the Duff family and then the Leach familiy.
Etta loved growing flowers, especially roses, and had dozens of rose bushes at the family home on Park Street in Willow Springs. She and her husband Carmac were faithful servants to the First General Baptist Church. Etta served in whatever capacity needed, whether cleaning or making “church bulletins” on an old mimeograph machine, or teaching a class or working in the nursery. She was always ready to serve. Faith in Christ and service to others were foundational to her life.
Etta was preceded in death by her parents, Asa and Eva Green, two brothers, Marvin Green and George Green, both of Willow Springs, one sister Freda Ackerman of Batesville, Arkansas and one great grandon, Cooper Dale Bittick of Willow Springs.
She is survived by her sister, Mickey Frommel of West Plains. Her son, Carmac “Scott” Williamson and wife Jackie of Willow Springs. Granddaughters Lindy Nicole Brotherton and husband Eric of West Plains and Chelsea Dylan Bittick and husband Gary of Willow Springs, 9 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Etta was interned next to her husband in a private ceremony on the day of her death.