Betty Louise Williams

Betty Louise Williams, age 85, of Fayette City, passed away Friday, July 22, 2022.  She was born March 18, 1937 in Uniontown, PA daughter of the late J. Lewis Williams and Grace Wood Williams.


Louise was a 1955 graduate of Uniontown High School then furthered her education at Waynesburg College with a degree in education. She was an actress and a teacher for many years and then went on to operate and own the Wood Farms until her passing.


She was a member of Trinity United Presbyterian Church and a former board member of the Penn State Fayette Campus. Louise was an influencing force of the remodeling of J. Lewis Williams Building at the Fayette Campus of Penn State, in her father’s memory.


Left to keep Louise’s memory alive is her daughter, Melanie Reilly of McClain, VA and her four children, Blair, Meredith, Tucker and Jack; also, Lynn Protos and her son Ryan Curcio of Fayette City; a cousin, Thomas E. Wood, Jr and wife Donna of Lebanon, PA and a long-time companion, Miguel Burgos of Fayette City, PA.


Arrangements have been entrusted to the ANDREW D. FERGUSON FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORIES, INC., 80 Morgantown Street, Uniontown, PA where the family will receive friends on Sunday from 6 until 8 PM, Monday from 2 until 4 and 6 until 8 PM. Visitation will continue on Tuesday, July 26, 2022 from 10 until 11 AM followed by a service celebrating Louise’s life at 11 AM with Rev. Jim Gear officiating. Interment will follow in Lafayette Memorial Park, Brier Hill, PA.


Donations may be made in Louise’s memory to the Penn State Fayette Campus, General Scholarship Fund, 2201 University Dr, Lemont Furnace, PA 15456 or the Uniontown Public Library, 23 Jefferson St., Uniontown, PA 15401.


Memories and condolences can be shared with the family at and on the funeral home Facebook page.

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