Hazel Cathryn Williams, 74, of Caballo, died Monday, February 13, 2017. She was born March 19, 1942 in El Paso, Texas to Fred and Beth Creley. She is preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Harold Williams.
Cathy is survived by her brother, Neil Creley and wife, Patricia, of Caballo, NM. Also surviving are her daughters - Carrie Harrington and husband, Greg, of Elephant Butte, NM, Becky Williams of Caballo, NM, and Lori Campbell and husband, Trey, of Caballo, NM; her sons - Bruce Williams and wife, Sonya, of Caballo, NM and Scott Williams and wife, Shawnee.
Cathy has 17 grandchildren. - Cy McCravey, Chad McCravey, Whitney Spitzer, Michelle Spitzer, Shawna Shannon, Dustin Smith, JC Campbell, Kayan Reno, Taylor White, Bruce Williams II, Scott Williams Jr., Marissa Williams, Kyle Blacklock, Justin Blacklock, Darleen Blacklock, David Gurule, and Audriana Renfro. She also has 16 great-grandchildren with one on the way. Payton, Parker, and Paxton McCravey, Kylie McCravey, Caleb and Mathew Garcia, Devon Spitzer, Tanner Shannon, Haley Griffith, Prestynn and Ahldyn Smith, Avrick and Jayden Reno, Leonardo and Lyla Blacklock, and Eli Apodaca.
Cathy grew up in Las Cruces, NM where she met her husband, Harold Williams. They moved to Anchorage, Alaska in 1965, but would spend many winters in Caballo. She loved to knit and enjoyed reading. She would keep everyone informed about her family with long, loving hand written letters. She was a great cook and had no problem getting everyone together for family dinners. Cathy was a dedicated housewife and loving mother.
The family wishes to extend their gratitude to Claudia Regalado, her husband, Miguel, and her children - Miguel Jr., Samuel, Andres, and Analia. Your help and love for our parents is immeasurable.
Visitation will be from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at the Kirikos Family Funeral Home Chapel followed by a Graveside Service at 1:00 PM at the Caballo Cemetery in Caballo, NM. Serving as Casket Bearers will be Bruce Williams, Scott Williams, Neil Creley, Cy McCravey, Chad McCravey, Dustin Smith, Trey Campbell and Terry Nichols.