Joanne Arkinson Williams
Our Creator took one of his angels to be with him. Our loving wife, mother, grandma, sister, and friend, Joanne Arkinson Williams, 61, of Billings went to be with the Lord on Jan. 26, 2011.
She was born April 24, 1949, to Joseph Arkinson Sr. and Theresa Small in Fort Belknap, Mont. She was an enrolled member of the Chippewa Cree tribe of Rocky Boy, Mont., where she was raised until she went off to Job Corps in New Mexico to pursue an education in secretarial school.
She later came back to Montana living in Great Falls, where she met her husband and life partner, Clarence Williams. Feb. 5,...