Helen Williams passed away after a brief illness.
A service will take place at 11 a.m., Friday, Sept. 21, 2012, at Hooper and Weaver Mortuary, 459 Hollow Way, Nevada City.
She was a member of Native Daughters of the Golden West, Nev Co Fast Pitch Hall of Fame and Eastern Star. She was the matriarch of downtown Grass Valley for 63 years.
She leaves behind her son David (Sue) Williams and Mary (John) Christopher; granddaughters Courtney Williams and Vanessa (Nolan) Hale.