Meri M. Williams

Meri M. Williams, 60, of Ossian, IN, and having ties to Roanoke, IN, died Saturday, March 8, 2014, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne.

Mrs. Williams graduated from Norwell High School in 1971. She worked as a secretary for the Indiana Department of Transportation, Fort Wayne, for 15 years, retiring in July of 2010. She was a member of American Legion Post 160, in Roanoke.

She was born July 14, 1953, in Wells County to Charles E. and Wilma I. James Leverton. She married A.D. Williams on Jan. 27, 1973, in Bluffton, and he survives.

Additional survivors include two sons, Patrick (Cami) Williams, of Bluffton, and Curtis Drudge, of Fort Wayne; a daughter, Regina Kashmer, of Fort Wayne; three sisters, Janet (Mack) Hobbs, of Georgia; Bobby Jo (Bo) Osborn, of Bluffton; and Betty Baker, of Fort Wayne; a brother, Sunny (Kay) Osborn, of Mountain, CO; 14 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Calling is Sunday, March 16, 2014, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., with a service following at 4 p.m., at Goodwin-Cale & Harnish Memorial Chapel, 3220 E. Ind.-124, Bluffton. Burial will be at a later date.

Memorial gifts may be made to Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 698 Inc., 1031 Sycamore Lane, Bluffton, IN 46714.

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