Frances M. Williams obituary – Bucks County Courier Times

J. Allen Hooper Funeral Chapel, Morrisville

Frances M. Williams

Yardley – Frances M. Williams, 91 of Yardley PA, passed away peacefully on Friday, December 3, 2021 at Chandler Hall Hospice, Newtown, PA.

Born in Princeton, NJ, Ms Williams grew up in Princeton, NJ and lived in North Carolina and several areas of Lower Bucks County before settling in Yardley six years ago.

Frances graduated from St. Paul’s Catholic Church Grammar School and attended Princeton High School. She has practiced horseback riding for her entire life, raised horses and was a member of the North Carolina Reins Association. Frances loved camping, the outdoors and sailing. She was an avid reader, with an interest in history. In addition, Frances was an animal advocate.

Daughter of the late Cleon and Edna (Hall) Millard, and wife of the late John Cawthorne IV and Arthur J. Williams, she is survived by five children, John (the fifth) and Donna Cawthorne of Doylestown, PA, Patrick J. and Patricia Cawthorne of Warminster, PA, William and Janine Cawthorne of Mesa, AZ, Joanne and Jack Christ of Yardley, PA and Matthew H. Cawthorne and Marie Bare of Wayne, PA, one brother William Millard of Spring, TX, nine grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, one great-great-granddaughter and several nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the celebration of his life at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, December 8, 2021 at the J. Allen Hooper Funeral Chapel, 41 W. Trenton Ave., Morrisville, PA 19067. His interment in the Catholic Church St. Paul’s Cemetery will be held in private at the convenience of the family.

Friends can call Wednesday, December 8, 2021 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the funeral chapel.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions, on behalf of Frances, can be made to Peaceful Valley Donkey Rescue, PO Box 5741, San Angelo, TX 76902 (

Posted on December 03, 2021

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