Pauline T. Perry
Sequoyah Student 1940s
Pauline T. (Perry) Williams , died September 10, 2011. Services were Sept. 13, 2011 at the El Reno, (Okla.) Cemetery pavilion with Rev. Don Duncan officiating.
Mrs. Williams was born March 22, 1925 at Ada, Okla., where she grew up. At the age of 14 (1939) she started attending Sequoyah Orphan Training School , Tahlequah. One of her favorite memories of Sequoyah was being an All-Star player on the girls’ basketball team. Her eyes would light up when she spoke of the shiny, satin uniforms the team wore.
She married David Samuel (Shorty) Williams October 15, 1944 and they had seven children. They also helped raise her little sister, Lois (Perry) Reed (Seq. 6th grd 1947) . She worked very hard raising her children.
Mrs. Williams was a member of Southern Heights Baptist Church of El Reno.
She was very proud of her Chickasaw heritage and was extremely grateful for everything the Chickasaw Nation did for her.
She had a big heart for dogs, especially one named Fancy.
She had a pleasant personality and was always content with an ordinary life and non-material things.
She was a #1 fan of OU football and wouldn’t miss watching a game for anything.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband, David Samuel (Shorty) Williams; two precious children: Freda Ann Williams and Edward David (Sonny) Wiliams; her parents, Lee Henry and Mae (Alexander) Perry; three brothers: Lee Roy Dutch Perry, Bill Perry (Seq. student 1940s) , Robert (Bob) Perry (Seq.Cls‘51) ; favorite aunts and uncles: Ben and Stella (Alexander) Hamilton and Winnie (Alexander) Perry.
She is survived by two sons: Floyd (Budder) Williams and Kenny Williams, of El Reno; three daughters: Janice Williams Quintero, of Houston, Susan Williams Garr, of Yukon, Okla., and Kathy Williams Hall, of El Reno; a precious sister, Carrie Lois Perry Reed , of Wayne, Okla.; 15 grandchildren; 21 geat-grandchildren; and several special nieces and nephews.