Maureen Stone Williams 85, of Pocatello, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on June 18, 2021.
She was born in Burley, Idaho on October 15, 1935 to Samuel Mark and Thelma Ricks Stone. Maureen grew up in the Burley, View area and then her family moved to Pocatello, Idaho, when she was a teenager.
She married her soul mate and best friend, Paul Williams on March 29, 1957, in Pocatello, Idaho. They later were sealed for time and all eternity in the Idaho Falls Temple on August 24, 1975. Maureen was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, where she served in various callings, her favorite being a temple worker for 10 years at the Idaho Falls Temple.
Maureen had several different jobs: She worked at Art’s Cleaners, IB&T where she worked her way through the ranks as a loan officer, Dr. Bill Godfrey, and then almost finished out her career at the Clinic of Internal Medicine where she loved working for her doctors and considered them life long friends. After retirement at the age of 80, she was going stir crazy and decided to go to work at Costco as a sample lady, which she loved! After much persuasion from her daughters she officially retired at the age of 85. Maureen enjoyed going to ISU football and basketball games, she was an avid Bengal Booster. She also loved to garden and quilt.
She is survived by her two daughters; Natalie Diane Call (Rick), Paula Cassidy Williams (Zach); her grandchildren, Jacob Brock Barfuss (Erin), Chase Williams Barfuss, Victor Gunnar Barfuss (Juliet), Derrick Gator Delaney (Jessica), Madison Diane Delaney (Dillon); her great grandchildren; Teagan, Damien, Dexter, Brock and Quinn. She is also survived by her siblings, Donna Carlson, Shanna Mitchell, and Ray Stone (Alice). Maureen is preceded in death by her parents, brothers, Boyd, Keith, Carl and Kent and her sister LaVon Wells and also her son-in-law J. Brock Barfuss.
Her family would like to give a special thanks to the staff at Encompass Hospice for the dedicated service. Also, to Dr. Yolanda Rodriguez and her staff.
Funeral services will be held on June 28th, at 11:00am at the Riverside Ward on 225 Oakwood Drive. A viewing will be held on June 27th, from 6-8 pm at Manning Wheatley Funeral Home, 510 N. 12th and again 1hr prior to services at the church. We would love for all to log onto the website and sign the on-line guest book. In leu of flowers the family is asking for you to make a donation to the Pocatello High School Education Foundation, 325 N. Arthur, Pocatello, Idaho 83204.
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