The Times West Virginian


July 27, 2013

Eleanor Williams

Eleanor Lucille Williams, 79, of Weirton, passed away Thursday (July 25, 2013) at the Weirton Medical Center.

She was born on Dec. 5, 1933, in Mannington, a daughter of the late Mary Michael and William Earl Snodgrass. On Jan. 20, 1951, she was joined in marriage to her husband, Wayne Williams, in Mannington.

Eleanor was a member of the Cove Presbyterian Church in Weirton as well as a member of the Star of the Valley Rebekah Lodge No. 73. She was a devoted Steelers fan, and she also enjoyed sewing, playing cards and doing puzzle books. She had a wonderful sense of humor, and she loved telling jokes as well as stories and experiences that she encountered while growing up in a family of 10 children.

Along with her parents, Eleanor is preceeded in death by three brothers, Claude, Walter and Wilbur Snodgrass; and one sister, Eileen Pride.

Eleanor is survived by her husband, Wayne Williams; daughter, Vicky Williams; son, Greg (Debbie) Williams; brother, Sam (Rosemary) Snodgrass; sisters, Ethel Neff, Janie Nerad, Joy Cross and Maxine Floyd; one sister-in-law, Bertha Snodgrass; grandchildren, Stephanie Lynch (Ben) Hilt, Daniel Williams and his fiancee Katrina Savage, and Joshua (Carolyn) Williams; and great-grandchildren, Hayden Hilt and Riley Williams.

Visitation will be at the Steel and Wolfe Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 380 Penco Road, Weirton, on Sunday from 1-3 and 6-8 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted on Monday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Dr. J.E. Rudiger officiating and assisted by the Rev. William Stout. Burial will follow at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to either Cove Presbyterian Church, 3404 Main St., Weirton, WV 26062, or the American Lung Association, 1301 Pennsylvania Ave., NW Suite 800, Washington, D.C., 20004. Online condolences may be addressed to

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