Susan Ellen (Burns) Williams

December 15, 1964 ~ June 11, 2020 (age 55)


Susan E. Williams, age 55 of Jefferson, died unexpectedly early Thursday morning at her residence.

She was born December 15, 1964 in Bedford, the daughter of the late George & Lois E. (Thieman) Burns, Jr. and has resided in the Jefferson area the past 30 years.  Susan worked with Tree Preservation as a tree trimmer before having to take disability retirement.

Susan had many great enjoyments, her dogs Nikki & Sage often were top priority, woodworking, bottle digging, riding 4-wheelers, music, her “woman’s cave”-her garage and trips to Cook Forest in Pennsylvania.  Susan loved people, always others before herself.  She was a kind, beautiful soul that loved her wife, kids and grandkids with all her heart.

Survivors include her wife, Lori A. Sedilko; four children, Jason (Tasha) Williams & Jessica Hampton, both of Jefferson, Alex Williams of Tacoma, WA & Corey Williams of Jefferson; five grandchildren, Aiden, Leandra, Caroline, C. J. & Draven; a sister, Kathleen (Ron) Bonkowski of Stow and two brothers, Kenneth (Pat) Burns & Thomas (Kim) Burns, both of Orlando, FL.

Graveside services will be held Tuesday at 11:00AM at Oakdale Cemetery in Jefferson with the Rev. Preston Watkins of the First United Methodist Church in Ashtabula officiating.

Calling hours will be Monday from 6-8PM at the Jefferson Home of Fleming & Billman Funeral Directors and Crematory, 49 W. Jefferson St., Jefferson where social distancing will be observed with a limited number of persons inside at one time.  The Fleming & Billman Funeral Homes and staff are privileged to serve the Susan Williams family.  Express condolences, view obituary, send flowers or light a candle at

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June 15, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Jefferson Funeral Home
49 W. Jefferson St.
Jefferson, OH 44047

Graveside Service
June 16, 2020

11:00 AM
Oakdale Cemetery, Jefferson

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