Anna Williamson

Anna Peresetta Williamson, 84, of Clinton, IA and formerly of Mt. Pleasant, died Thursday, February 22, 2024 at The Alverno Health Care Center in Clinton.

Anna was born January 23, 1940 in Mt. Pleasant. She was the daughter of John Galer and Arion Lela (Pfeiffer) Jeffery. She graduated from Mt. Pleasant High School. In 1968, Anna married Radrick Neil Williamson. The couple later divorced.

Anna was employed at Sylvania in Burlington and Staats Ribbon Company in Mt. Pleasant. For many years, Anna was the housekeeper at the Temple Movie Theater and the Iris Motel, both in Mt. Pleasant. She also worked as a private home health aide for several people in the community.

Anna loved to crochet afghans. She was also very adept in other crafts, including quilting, embroidery and jewelry making. In her outdoor adventures, Anna liked to use her metal detector.

Those thankful for sharing in Anna’s life include two children – Mark (Rachel) Williamson of Pleasant Valley, MO and Ginger Hulke of Sterling, IL; five grandchildren – Brooke (Jacob Crawford) Williamson, Curtis Hulke, Kyra (Jorge Sandoval) Hulke, Jayden Williamson and Josie (Wayne Sheek) Williamson, and one great granddaughter – Mariana Sandoval. Anna is also survived by several “honorary” children, who, with her children, Anna considered her own – Angie & John Haley, Sherrie & Chris Harvey, Leea & Joe Brown and Cherly & Kevin Elmore, all of Mt. Pleasant.; several honorary grand and great grandchildren; multiple nieces and nephews including a special nephew, Darrell Jeffery and a sister-in-law, Myrtle Jeffery of Mt. Pleasant.

Her parents, a son who died at birth – Gerald Dean Jeffery, a brother – John Jeffery and a sister – Madia Jeffery, precede Anna in death.

A memorial funeral service for Anna will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, February 24 at the Kimzey Funeral Home, 213 N. Main St., Mt. Pleasant. Burial will be in the Forest Home Cemetery. The family will greet friends 1 hour prior to the service.

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