Suwayne French-Williams, 78, died Monday, Jan. 7, 2013 in Montezuma. She was born December 10, 1934 at Dodge City, the daughter of Leonard William and Loetta Mary (Phoenix) Obenhaus.
She moved with her parents to Sublette in 1937 and graduated from Sublette High School. On July 20, 1952 she married Russell W. French at Sublette. He preceded her in death on July 29, 1978. She later married Robert L. Williams Dec. 18, 1988 at Sublette. He preceded her in death on September 9, 1990. She served as Haskell County Clerk from 1972 until her retirement in 2000. She enjoyed her afternoon "Coffee Gang" for cards, dominoes, and friendship. Williams loved her grandchildren and enjoyed following their activities. She especially loved her "greats".
Williams was a member of the Sublette Christian Church.
She is survived by a son, Russell W. French II and wife Tammy of Amarillo, Texas; two daughters, Brona Wiswell and husband Chet and Kamela Wright and husband Warren both of Montezuma; seven grandchildren, Todd Wiswell and wife Rogie, Lara Evans and husband Ryan, Kayla Wiswell, Brett French, Lindsay Langton and husband Barrett, Collin Wright, and Whitney Wright; and three great-grandchildren, Hunter Wiswell, Aspen Wiswell, and Austin Evans.
Funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, January 10, 2013 at the Sublette Christian Church with Pastor David Erwin presiding. Burial will follow at the Haskell County Cemetery in Sublette. Visitation will be from noon to 8 p.m. Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at Swaim Funeral Chapel of Sublette.
Memorials are suggested to Sublette Christian Church in care of Swaim Funeral Chapel of Sublette.
Thoughts and memories may be shared in the online guest book at www.swaimfuneralhome.com.