Elizabeth Williams

November 14, 1990

Elizabeth Margaret Douglas Williams, long a leader in historic preservation activities in Maryland and operator of a horse breeding farm with her husband for many years in the Worthington Valley, died Monday after a long illness. She was 86.

Services for Mrs. Williams, who had lived at Broadmead in recent years, will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow at St. John's Episcopal Church.

Her survivors include a daughter, Charlas Williams Wise of Glyndon, and a daughter-in-law, Juliana McHenry Thayer Williams of Pepperell, Mass. Mrs. Williams' son, Maj. W. Douglas Williams, was killed in action in Vietnam in 1967.

Also surviving are two sisters, Katherine D. Douglas of New York and Naomi D. Kitchel of Phoenix, Ariz.; a brother, Robert L. Douglas of Montreal; and five grandchildren, Elizabeth D. Wise of Los Angeles, Peyton R. Wise III of Glyndon, John H. Wise of Kodiak, Alaska, Charles W. W. Wise of Glyndon and Margaret Douglas Williams of Pepperell.

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