Don E. Williams, 60, died at 10:37 a.m., Friday, September 30, 2011 at his residence after a brief battle with lung cancer.He was born at home in Fieldon on July 22, 1951, the son of the late Maurice & Ruby I. (Lyles) Williams.He attended Jersey Community High School, and was a truck driver his entire life, owning and operating Don Williams Trucking for many years. He enjoyed his family, spoiling his grandchildren, and spending time and fishing at their cabin at Carlinville Lake.He married the former Donna Jean Isringhausen on Dec. 5, 1970 at the home of her parents in Jerseyville, and they have shared 40 years together.In addition to his wife Donna, surviving are three children & their spouses, Tammy & Scott Turman of Jerseyville, Crisha & Matt Dunham of Fieldon, and Tim Williams of Jerseyville; five grandchildren, Austin, Jamie & Connor Turman, Brent & Holly Dunham; four brothers & sisters in law, Maurice "M.B.", Williams, and his wife, Karen Wagner of Carrollton, Merle Williams of Fieldon, Dennis & Vicki Williams, and Gil & Karen Williams all of Jerseyville; and two sisters in law, Linda Probst of Kane, and Alice Hemphill, and her husband, Darrell of Lincoln, Ne.He was preceded in death by his parents, an infant sister, Janet I. Williams, and a brother in law, John Probst.Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville, where funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday. Rev. Barbara Alley will officiate.Burial will be in the Fieldon Cemetery.Memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society or to the Panther Athletic Club.
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