Joyce (Chaplin) Williams

August 6, 1932 ~ July 21, 2023 (age 90) 90 Years Old


Wilma Joyce Williams, 90, of Litchfield, passed away in her home at 10:10 a.m., on Friday, July 21, 2023. She was born on August 6, 1932, in Butler, a daughter of Lester and Ruth (Seybert) Chaplin. She graduated Hillsboro High School with the Class of 1950.  She married Nathan H. Williams on March 22, 1953, in Hillsboro; he preceded her in death on November 7, 2010.

Mrs. Williams was employed as a lab technician by Litchfield Creamery Company - Milnot Companies.  She enjoyed square dancing, bowling, lawn work, sewing and quilting, camping, traveling, and going on cruises.  She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Litchfield.

Mrs. Williams is survived by:

2 sons, David (Cheryl) Williams of Terre Haute, IN, and Michael (Ki) Williams of Waynesville, OH

1 daughter, Marlia “Leah” Williams, of Litchfield

5 grandchildren:  Timothy (Casey) Williams, Daniel (Rachel) Williams, Kelly (Lee) Frank, David “Scott” (Melissa) Williams, and Kevin Williams

8 great grandchildren:  Carson, Emily and Max Williams, Cameron and Michael Jones, Alexis (Cameron) Ison, Madelyn Williams and Alyssa Frank. A great-great grandson: Cooper Ison.

1 brother, Richard (Lila) Chaplin, of Bluff City, IL

2 sisters, Ruth Ann (Bill) Cope, of Litchfield and Sandra Dilley, of Hillsboro.

In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Williams was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Donald Chaplin and Dale Chaplin, and 1 sister, Louise Webb.

Funeral services for Mrs. Williams will be held Wednesday, July 26, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. at the Plummer Funeral Home in Litchfield.  Rev. Gary Schwab, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church will officiate and burial will be in the Elm Lawn Cemetery in Litchfield.

Visitation will be held Tuesday evening from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. 

The family suggests memorials be made to the Litchfield Veterans Memorial Garden or to Montgomery County PAWS Care.


July 25, 2023

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Plummer Funeral Home
404 E. Union Avenue
Litchfield, IL 62056

Funeral Service
July 26, 2023

11:00 AM
Plummer Funeral Home
404 E. Union Avenue
Litchfield, IL 62056

July 26, 2023

11:45 AM
Elm Lawn Cemetery
139 Yaeger Lake Trail
Litchfield, IL 62056


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