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Lois Mae Williamson

 

November 1, 2018

Lois Mae Williamson, 81, of Tecumseh, Oklahoma passed from this life Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at her home.

She was born April 25, 1937 to James and Oma (DeShields) Fisher in Okemah, Oklahoma.

Lois was raised in Okemah and graduated in 1955 from Bearden High School. She attended the University of Oklahoma's RN Nursing Program and earned her degree as a Registered Nurse.

She married Sammy Williamson on June 27, 1958 in Shawnee, Oklahoma. They made their home in Shawnee until 1970 then moving to Henryetta where they lived for 39 years until moving to Tecumseh where they have lived for the last 9 years.

Lois started her nursing career at Baptist Hospital, later working at the Alva Hospital and at Shawnee Regional Hospital and retiring as the Director of Nursing from George Nigh Rehab Center.

She was a member of Henryetta First Baptist Church and transferred to Sharon Baptist Church where she enjoyed teaching Sunday school. Lois was an avid OU Sooner Fan and loved to travel and enjoyed spending time with her family. Her grandchildren and great-grandchildren were the highlight of her life, along with her nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Oma Fisher; and 1 brother, Gary Fisher.

Those left to cherish her memory are her loving husband of 60 years, Sammy Williamson of the home; 2 daughters and 1 son-in-law, Valerie and Clayton Ballenger of Broken Arrow, OK and Lisa Hurley of Shawnee, OK; 1 son and 1 daughter-in-law, Kevin and Sherry Williamson of Tecumseh, OK; 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; 1 sister, Wilma Taylor; and many loving friends and extended family.

The family would like to thank Heartland Hospice of Shawnee for all their loving care and support.

Services were held Friday, October 26, 2018 at Sharon Baptist Church with Reverend Clint Dawkins officiating. Burial followed at Highland Cemetery in Okemah, OK under the direction of Cooper Funeral Home of Tecumseh.

 

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