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Valerie Lynn Williams

Valerie Lynn Williams of Springfield, along with her unborn daughter died Wednesday, March 1, 2017 in Springfield, Missouri.

She was born September 10, 1989 in Quincy, IL the daughter of Danny Buntin and Lisa Barnes. She was engaged to Marc DeLaFuente and to this union Aidan was born. She then married Mike Williams on April 9, 2015 and to this union Grayson was born. They later divorced.

Valerie worked as a timeshare salesman in Branson. She also enjoyed modeling part time.

She was of the Catholic faith.

Valerie loved being a mother to her children as they were the light of her life. She loved spending time with her Grandma Nellie. Valerie enjoyed working out, running and dancing in her spare time. She had a love for music and shopping.

She is survived by her two sons; Aidan DeLaFuente and Grayson Williams both of Springfield, her dad; Danny (Cindy) Buntin of Wayland, her mom; Lisa Barnes of Wayland, sister; Tiffanie (Ralph) West Bennett of Keokuk, two brothers; Johnathan (Jessica) West of Keokuk and James (Briana) West of Alexandria, paternal grandparents; Bill & Nellie Buntin of Kahoka and maternal grandparents; Jim & Mary Barnes of Luray, six uncles; Billy (Joe) Buntin of Hannibal, Todd Rockelman of Alexandria Shane Rockelman and Sean Rockelman of Keokuk, IA, Michael Barnes (Diana Hooper) of Luray, Mark (Jamie) Barnes of Kansas City, two aunts; Kirsty Teeters of Burlington, IA and Laurie (Randy) Broughton of Thailand and many nieces and nephews including special niece Brooke West, cousins, friends and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by an aunt, Mary Rockelman.

Funeral services were held 10 a.m. Saturday at the Vigen Memorial Home in Kahoka with Pastor Ray Gilbert officiating. Burial will follow in the Kahoka Cemetery.

Visitation was held after 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home with the family meeting with friends from 5 – 8 p.m.

Memorials may be made to her sons, Aidan and Grayson.

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