About Lavada Williams:
Rockdale Reporter, Thur., 31 Aug 2000
Funeral services were conducted Thursday, August 24, 2000
for Lavada Towery, 88.
She died Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2000 in the Manor Oaks Nursing Home in Rockdale.
Mrs. Towery was a resident of Thorndale and a lifelong resident of Milam County and a member of Trinity
United Methodist Church in Thorndale. She was born June 26, 1912 in Milam County to John Clayton and
Katie Mae (Springer) Williams. She was a homemaker.
Mrs. Towery was preceded in death by her
husband, Leon, July 30, 1965; a son Thomas Towery, August 13, 1994 and her parents.
one son, Tregg Towery and wife Anna of Waco; daughter, Twyla Wilson and husband Daryle of Alvin; eight
grandchildren, Tammy Holder, Trent Towery, Tracy Tynes, Timothy Towery, Teri Pharr, Trina Miller, Toby
Towery and Clint Wilson; sister Eugenia Vinton of Milano and 9 great-grandchildren. Pall bearers were
Jackie Bohn Towery, Glenn Towery, Kenneth Caffey, Gary Don Vinton, Douglas Springer, Doug Wilde.