Frieda Mae Williams, 78, formerly of Marshall, Illinois, passed away September 9, 2023, in Columbus, Indiana where she has lived the past few years. She was born August 7, 1945, in Terre Haute, to the late Walter Fred and Lucy Martina (Goucher) Nenneman. She graduated from Wiley High School in Terre Haute, and then from Indiana State University in Terre Haute. Her first teaching job was in Kankakee, IL. She married Lance Aaron Williams in December 1968, in Biloxi, Mississippi, and he survives. They moved to Hastings, NE where she taught 5th and 6th grade. She is survived by her daughter Shauncee (Larry) Johnson, of Columbus; son Chancelor (Angela) Williams, of Woodlands, TX; grandchildren, Jordan, Jacob, and Ashleigh Johnson, and Tinley and Gage Williams, and sister, Mary Lavey, of Terre Haute. She was also preceded in death by her brother, Leroy Nenneman. Frieda was a beloved mother, grandmother, and friend. Her interests included ballroom dancing, spending time outside in nature at her home, tending to her many flower gardens, and anything to spoil her grandchildren. She will be missed by all who knew her. Services will be 6:30 PM, Thursday, September 14, at St. Louis Crossing Church, 6271 E 800 N Columbus, IN 47203. Pastor Tim Dillingham will officiate the service along with Frieda’s grandsons Jordan and Jacob. Visitation will be from 5:00 PM until the service at the church. Private
burial will be at Cottage Hill Cemetery, Brazil, Indiana. Arrangements have been entrusted to Community Funeral Care, Edinburgh.