James R. 'Jim' Williams

James R. 'Jim' Williams

James R. “Jim” Williams, 61, of St. Charles, Mo., died Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Peters, Mo. 

He was born on July 17, 1958, in Anna, the son of Robert Ellsworth and Patricia Fern Manninger Williams. 

He married the love of his life, Kelly Elders, on May 19, 1984, in Carterville. 

Mr. Williams is survived his wife, Kelly Williams; his mother, Patricia Williams of Anna; a brother-in-law, Pat Elders of Liberty, Texas; nieces and nephews. He had two sweet fur babies, Curry and Sydne. 

Mr. Williams was preceded in death by his father, Robert Ellsworth Williams; maternal grandparents Fern and Mary Manninger; and paternal grandparents Marion Ellsworth and Bertha Williams.

He was a graduate of Southern Illinois University Carbondale.He loved cheering on the St. Louis Cardinals and the Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues. 

Funeral services were at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 2, at Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna, with Beth Elders and Doug Bridgeman officiating.

Memorials can be made to PAWS in Anna.

To view the obituary and to leave online condolences for the family, visit www.rendlemanhilemanfh.com. 

Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna was in charge of arrangements.

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