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Williamson, Eloise L.
Eloise L. Williamson, 87, of Galesburg, died at 6:11 a.m. Sunday, July 31, 2011 in Methodist Medical Center, Peoria.

She was born December 22, 1923 in Crete, Neb. the daughter of George R. and Louise Beenders Weidner. She married Charles H. Williamson on August 15, 1943 in Crete. He preceded her in death May 20, 2007.

She is survived by three sons, Terry (and Renée) Williamson of North Richland Hills, Texas, Scott (and Cindy) Williamson of Galesburg, and Jamie (and Susie) Williamson of San Ramon, Calif.; two daughters, Linda Myron of Galesburg and Jill Johnson of Keller, Texas; 11 grandchildren; five great grandchildren; one great great grandchild; and a brother, Donald (and Judy) Weidner of Glenrock, Wyo. She was preceded in death by her parents; a son-in-law, Ralph Myron; and one brother, Eddy Weidner.

Eloise worked in the cafeteria at Churchill Junior High School for 13 years, retiring in June 1982. She was raised in Crete, Neb. and graduated from Crete High School in 1942. She had lived in Galesburg since 1945. Eloise was a member of the First United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Women. She was a member of O.A.K.S. and enjoyed reading and journaling.

Funeral will be 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, August 3, 2011 in Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel. Rev. Melva England will officiate. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the chapel. Burial will be in Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.
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