MARY REE WILLIAMS

From the collection of Novella Tole

The Homegoing Celebration
of
Mother Mary Ree Williams
1921- 1994

Sunday, December 18, 1994
12:00 Noon

Temple Church of God in Christ
307 East 8th Street Parsons, Tennessee

          On Monday, December 12, 1994, Mother Mary Ree Williams placed her hands in the hands of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ for her final steps in her journey home to be with God. She was born on January 29, 1921 to the late George and Anna Mays. She was the eight of eleven children born to this union. Six of her brothers and sisters preceded her in death.

          She was united in holy matrimony to the late Joe Williams in 1952. She was educated in the Decatur County School System. She retired from the Decatur County Manor in 1985.

          Mrs. Williams entered into her relationship with God at the Temple Church of God in Christ, where she was a diligent and steadfast member until she was called to her reward. She served as the superintendent of the Sunday School department for many years before becoming a Church Mother and teacher of the Bible Band study group.

          She will be sadly missed, but always remembered for her loving smile, by her loving and devoted family, son, Nello Mays; daughter, Diana Mays; daughter, Viola Mays Brasher and devoted son-inlaw, Larry Brasher, sister, Dorothy L. Hill; brothers, Hobart (Lyla), Theodore Roosevelt (Jessie) and Elco (Doris); granddaughter, Betty (Ervin) Jackson; four great grandchildren, devoted niece, Patricia Mays Stuart, devoted nephew, Edgar P. Mays, devoted cousin, Odie J. Mootry, dear friend, Willie Mae King, family friend, George Butler; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and church family.

Interment
Jeanette Cemetery
Jeanette, Tennessee

Flowerbearers
Margaret White, Burmah McClain, Jennette Teague, Mary Lois Welch, Michelle McElrath

Pallbearers
William Garrett, George Laster, Booker F. Brasher, George W. Pettigrew, Jr., J. C. Brasher

Arrangements Entrusted to:
Parham Mortuary
Lexington, Tennessee 38351
Phone (901) 968-5882

 

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