Etta Jo Williams, 73, born January 1, 1936. After a courageous struggle with cancer, was quietly called home on June 5, 2009. Survived by her loving husband of 54 years, Thomas Sr.; children, Stacey (Thomas) Qualseth, Thomas Jr. (Cyndy) Williams and Ronna Williams; sister, Tammy Barlow; grandchildren, Jera Luttrell, TJ Williams III and Bradley Spencer Williams; brothers and sisters-in-law, Robert (Patricia) Williams, Rayona Shipp, Albert Williams; several nieces and nephews; special friends, Frank van Bergen, Floyd and Betty Clark, and Marie Daberkow. Preceded in death by her parents, Elvie Wilfong and Mable Wilfong/Fitzgerald and stepfather, Virgil Fitzgerald; brothers, Donald and Gerald Wilfong. Etta's main joy in life was her family which she deeply loved. Her grandchildren held a special place in her heart. She will be greatly missed by her immediate and extended family. Special thanks to the following medical providers for their loving care: Dr. Laurence Jensen, his nurse, Shelly, Dr. Michael King, his nurse, Wanda, Dr. Albright and the nursing staff at St. Mary Corwin Hospital in 5100, especially nurses, Brenda, Terry and CNA Marie, and Sangre de Cristo Hospice. As per her request, there will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service, 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel with Chaplain John Richardson officiating. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Sangre de Cristo Hospice, through Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, Colo. 81003. Online condolences,

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  1. Aunt Jo, I am going to miss you so much. I am so glad I’ve been able to see you these past few years when I visit Mom. You have been a blessing in my life and have enjoyed Uncle Tom and Your company so much. I love you and you will always be in my thoughts and prayers.

    My Deepest Sympathy to you, Uncle Tom, and Stacey, Tom, and Ronna. My Heart goes out to you

  2. Tom: We express our deepest sympathy to you and your children. Although we have not seen you for some time, we have thought about you often. Etta Jo was one wonderful person. Fondly, Tom and Midge

  3. We are so sorry to hear about Jo’s death, but may you find comfort in knowing that she is now at peace.We have so enjoyed knowing you, even for such a short time. We send you and your family our deepest sympathy and wish you God’s comfort and peace now,and in the days to come.

    With sincere sympathy,
    Junior and Marcie Wright

  4. Etta Jo Williams, “Aunt Jo,” was a major influence on my life. She cared for me and my siblings as if she were our second mother. Her love, compassion, caring and the example she set were appreciated and will be greatly missed.

    My sympathies to Uncle Tom and their wonderful family.

    With love and sadness,

    Cindy and Marc McCoy
    Houston, Texas

  5. Our deepest sympathy to you, Tom, and your family. May it comfort you to know friends are thinking of you and remembering you in their prayers.
    We will always cherish the many camping trip experiences we all shared, especially the times at O’Haver.
    With sincere sympathy, Bill,Julia, and Susie Yarnell

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