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Deon (Robinson) Williams

August 28, 1935 ~ September 12, 2020 (age 85)

Obituary

St. George, Utah – Deon Robinson Williams, age 85, passed away on Saturday, September 12, 2020. She was born on August 28, 1935 in Parowan, Utah, to Thomas D and Ola Orton Robinson. Deon married George R Williams, Jr. in the St. George Temple on August 13, 1955. 

Deon’s good mind, patriotism, humor, strong will and love of music and her family consistently blessed her life and others. A gifted sight-reader and accomplished pianist, she met George through accompanying his beautiful singing, which she did throughout their 65 years together. George bet her a nickel on their first date she wouldn’t let him kiss her. Then he kissed her and gave her a nickel. She took the nickel and his heart forever. A devoted member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Deon served in many capacities, often as organist, pianist, choir director or music chairman. She especially enjoyed teaching Relief Society, encouraging discussion and using beautifully hand-drawn visuals. Deon was an excellent piano teacher and often talked about past students with respect and pride. She founded the Naughty Club – a small group of anonymous good-deed doers with big hearts and strange t-shirts. 

Deon is survived by George; her brothers, Jim Robinson (Kristine) and Jerry Robinson (Dottie); five children: Patricia Melessa (Steve), Tacy Lee Golightly (Rick), Terri Draper (Brian), DJ Williams, and Malin Williams (Janie); 33 grandchildren; and 54 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Kenneth Robinson and Norman Robinson. 

Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 19, 2020 at 11:00am at the Enterprise Stake Center Outdoor Pavilion. Viewings will be held Friday evening, September 18th from 6:00-8:00pm and Saturday morning prior to services from 9-10:30 a.m. at the same location.  Please wear a mask. Interment will be at the Enterprise City Cemetery.

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Recording of Service


Services

Viewing
Friday
September 18, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Enterprise Stake Center
80 S. Center St.
Enterprise, UT 84725

Viewing
Saturday
September 19, 2020

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Enterprise Stake Center
80 S. Center St.
Enterprise, UT 84725

Funeral Service
Saturday
September 19, 2020

11:00 AM
Enterprise Stake Center
80 S. Center St.
Enterprise, UT 84725

Interment
Saturday
September 19, 2020

12:30 PM
Enterprise Cemetery

Enterprise, UT

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