The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)


January 13, 2014

Willie Williams, age 95, of Locust, passed away Jan. 8, 2014

Sunday, January 12, 2014 — Willie Edith Williams, 95 years of age, of Locust, passed away Wednesday, January 8, 2014, at home.

She was born July 28, 1918, in Union County, to the late William Helms and the late Dessie Helms.

She was also preceded in death by husband, Archie Rafe Williams, and son, Archable “Ray” Raphael Williams.

The family received friends from 6-8 p.m., Friday, January 10, 2014, at Hartsell Funeral Home in Midland. The funeral was at 11 a.m. Saturday at Indian Hill Presbyterian Church in Stanfield preceded by a 30-minute state. It was officiated by The Rev. Rick Brundin. Burial followed at the Indian Hill Presbyterian Church Cemetery at 8349 NC 200, Stanfield.

Survivors include daughter, Willie Rose Williams of Locust; grandson, Rodney Alan (Stephanie) Williams of North Myrtle Beach, S.C.; daughter-in-law, Judy Greene Williams of Locust; and great-granddaughter, Kaitlyn Williams of North Myrtle Beach, S.C.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to: Indian Hill Presbyterian Church Cemetery, 8349 NC 200 Stanfield, NC 28163.

Hartsell Funeral Home of Midland is serving the Williams family.

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