Pamela Hope Williams

Pamela Hope Williams, 60, of Gerton, N.C., died Saturday, Nov. 21, 2009, from Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP) at Hendersonville Health and Rehabilitation.

Originally from Elburn, she was the daughter of the late June and Benjamin Waskow.

She was a vibrant person and a wonderful mother of two before PSP took her.

Surviving are a daughter, Kelley J. Stefka, of Greenville, S.C.; and a son, Kent D. Williams and wife, Lacey, of Charleston, S.C.; her best friend of 25 years, Linda Straughan; a sister, Penny Meyer of Big Rock; and a brother, Craig Waskow and his wife, Patty. She had the chance to be a part of her only granddaughter’s new life, Callie Hope Williams, of Charleston.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP), Executive Plaza III, 11350 McCormick Road, Suite 906, Hunt Valley, MD 21031 or online at www.curepsp.org.

Visitation was from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 24, at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home, 44 S. Mill St, Naperville, Ill. A private family interment was at Mount Emblem Cemetery, Elmhurst, Ill.

To read more and sign an online register book, please visit www.shulerfuneralhome .com. Shuler Funeral Home will assist the family with arrangements in North Carolina.