Williams, Shirley May

KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERAMay 24, 1942 – December 16, 2014
at the age of 72 years

Memorial Service:  Saturday, January 3, 2015, 11:00 a.m., Elks Hall, 3690 30 Street NE, Salmon Arm

Shirley passed away quickly and peacefully after a short battle with cancer and a lengthy progression of Parkinson’s Disease.  She passed away with her family by her side at Mt. Ida Mews care facility, where she was cared for greatly.  She was predeceased by her brother, Ken Kornelson in 1965; her father, Abe Kornelson in 2005;  and her mother, Anne Kornelson in 2012.  She is survived by her husband, Lew Williams; daughter, Kim Fuller (and Rod); son, Ken Williams (and Robbie); 6 grandchildren, Reilly, Danelle, Leray, Reid, Bailey and Blake; great grandson, Rylan and many friends who she considered part of our family.  A Celebration of Life will be held on January 3, 2015, at 11:00 am, at the Elks Hall (where Shirley and her husband, along with family and friends celebrated their 50th Anniversary).  A sincere thank you to Dr. Levins, the staff at the Shuswap Lake General Hospital and Mt. Ida Mews, and to all who stopped in to visit, made phone calls, sent cards, food and best wishes.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Cancer Society or Parkinson’s Disease Charities


  1. Dear Uncle Lew, Ken, Kim and family members,

    I am deeply saddened by your loss, I loved “auntie Shirl” and her warm heart and hospitality, I shared a quiet moment with her this morning, I cherish the fond memories of days gone by…

    Much Love and Hugs to you all
    As Ever Caren

  2. My thoughts are with you and family will always hold my memories dear to my heart we were best
    `friends since 1955 and remained that way to the end. I will miss her may she rest in peace

  3. My thoughts are with you at this time. Shirley was a great person to work with at the RCMP office in the old days.

  4. Sorry to hear about Shirley, thinking about you all. Had great times with you . We’ll miss her . Our whole family sends their love . Bill and Mary Higginbottom

  5. Shirley & I went to high school together, and I always liked her very much – have seen her once since then at a class reunion. She was the same nice person that I remembered. My condolences to all her family. I am so very sorry for your loss.

  6. Our deepest condolences are extended to the family of Shirley Williams. To Lew, Ken, Robbie, Kim, Rod, and Grandchildren. Our prayers are with you and yours. We shall always cherish the friendship, visits, card games, hospitality with Shirley and families. We shall miss her warm smiles, hugs and times, telephone calls, not to say the least thoughts and love she brought all.

  7. Our thoughts & prayers are with you during this difficult time. May you find God’s peace and comfort! Enjoy the many great memories you can share with each other of a wonderful wife, mother, Grandmother & Great-grandmother!! Love Shirley’s cousin, Anne nee Stobbe & Abe Neufeld

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