Susan Greer Williamson, 58, of Zanesville, died at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, December 22, 2010 at her residence after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born May 30, 1952, in Youngstown, Ohio, a daughter of the late James A. Marks and Mary J. Marks Higgins. She received her Bachelorâ€™s Degree in Education from Muskingum University, where she was a FAD Alumni and her Masterâ€™s Degree in Curriculum Education from Ashland University. She retired after 35 years of service as a Kindergarten teacher for the East Muskingum School District. She was a member of the Trinity United Presbyterian Church.
Surviving are her husband of 35 years, Gregory A. Williamson, whom she married August 5, 1975, of the home; father-in-law, C. Robert Williamson of Steubenville, OH; sister-in-law, Nancy (David) Ferrell of Orlando, FL; and Godfather, Leland Clegg of Boardman, OH.
She was preceded in death by her father, James Marks; mother and step father, Mary and Bob Higgins; a son, Robert James (Bobby) Williamson, who died August 18, 2007; and mother-in-law, Jacqueline Williamson.
Friends may call 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. Monday, December 27, 2010 at the Bolin-Dierkes Funeral Home, 1271 Blue Ave., Zanesville. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, December 28, 2010 at the Trinity United Presbyterian Church, 830 Military Rd., Zanesville with Rev. Floyd Starr officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Susan Mahoney Scholarship Fund, c/o The Muskingum Valley Education Service Center, 205 N 7th St., Zanesville, Ohio 43701.
Bolin-Dierkes Funeral Home, 1271 Blue Ave., Zanesville is entrusted with all arrangements.
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