Lena Rose Williamson

Lena Rose Williamson, 94, of Albuquerque, New Mexico, formerly of Mt. Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 10:18 P.M. December 7, 2017 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She was born October 15, 1923, near Keenes, Illinois to James Veryl& Rosa Mae (Peyton) Anderson. She married Lester Ralph Williamson on December 29, 1945, in Mount Vernon, Illinois, and he preceded her in death on March 12, 2005.

Visitation: 12:00P.M. until 1:30 P.M. Saturday, December 16, 2017 at Newell Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois.

Funeral Service: 2:00 P.M. Saturday, December 16, 2017 at the Chapel at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens in Woodlawn Illinois.

Interment: Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens in Woodlawn, Illinois.

In lieu of flowers, memorials should be made to Park Avenue Baptist Church.

Call Newell Funeral Home at 618-246-0100 or visit newellfuneralhome.com for further information.