Laura H. Williams

  • BORN: November 15, 1942
  • DIED: April 14, 2016
  • LOCATION: Higginsville, Missouri

Laura H. Williams, 73, of Higginsville, Missouri died on Thursday, April 14, 2016, at Lafayette Regional Health Center in Lexington, Missouri.

Born Sunday, November 15, 1942 in Higginsville, Missouri, she was the daughter of the late William Conaway, Sr. and the late Myrtle Haynes Conaway.

Laura spent most of her life in Higginsville, she was a member of St. James A.M.E. Church and had been a home health care worker for the ISL group homes working with the mentally challenged residents.

Surviving are three daughters, Sonja K. Downton, Lori Conway, and LaToya Williams all of Higginsville, MO, one brother, Wilbur Conway of Higginsville, MO, one sister, Cleo Jane Pollard of Kansas City, MO; and five grandchildren, Carla Conaway, Taneece Alexander, Zane Williams, Mary Ann Williams, and Michael Williams. She was preceded in death by four brothers; Clarence Nichols, Carl Nichols, William Conaway, Jr., and Shelton Conaway, three sisters; Corinne Conaway, Oscenia Nichols, and Edna Mae Clark.

A memorial service will be at 11:00 AM on Thursday, April 21, 2016 at the Hoefer Chapel with the Rev. Wilbur L. Conway officiating. There is no scheduled visitation. Memorial contributions may be sent to Lafayette County Cancer Coalition.

Online condolences may be made to the family at

Memorial Service
  • April 21, 2016
    11:00 AM
  • Hoefer Chapel
  • 1600 Main St.
  • Higginsville, MO 64037
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“ Will miss her, she was a great lady! ”

Posted by: Dawn Oetting - MO - Friend

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