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WILLIAMS, Marian D., age 92, affectionately known as Meemaw, departed on Fri. June 21, 2019, peacefully at home. Graduate of Douglass HS, Huntington, W.Va and Central State University. Retired from DESC after 32 years of service. Longtime member of Bethel MB Church, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., and Jolly Femmes Bridge Club. Marian was an avid reader, bowler, bridge player, loved knitting and watching old westerns on tv. Preceded in death by her parents Leonard and Daisy Polley, husband of 53 years Lawrence P. Williams, daughter Lynda Shoecraft, brother Dr. William Polley, sisters Doris Hale and Deloris Howard, aunt Leafy Singleton. She is survived by daughter Sheila (Jeff) Nichols of Dayton, sister Norma Jean Fullen, Huntington, W. Va., four grandchildren Quentin (Juanita) Hines, Jeffery Nichols, Dayton, Jasmine Shoecraft, Las Vegas, NV, and Earl (Caroline) Nichols, Dayton. Nine great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.