from Muskegon Chronicle, 18 Sep 1911
|Mrs. O. C. Williams, for 20 years Principal of McLaughlin School, Gone
Dean of Muskegon teachers in the local public schools, Mrs. Emma Tibbits Williams died at Hackley hospital Saturday evening at 6:15. The cause of her death was heart trouble from which she has been suffering since May 9.
Mrs. Williams,k who was the widow of Dr. O. C. Williams, one of Muskegon's pioneer physicians, was sixty years of age. She had been a resident of Muskegon since 1885 and taught in the public schools for more than twenty years, acting as principal of the McLaughlin school. Mrs. Williams was a member of the First Congregational church and of the Eastern Star.
She is survived by a sister, Mrs. Henry G. Bigelow, 182 S. Jefferson Street, and three nieces, Mrs. George Hopper of Manistee and the Misses Florence and Edith Dutton of Detroit.
The funeral services were held at 2:30 this afternoon from the home of Mr. and Mrs. Henry G. Bigelow. Rev. Archibald Hadden, pastor of the First Congregational church, conducted the services. Burial was in Evergreen cemetery.