Alice H. Williams

Published 12:21 pm Friday, May 14, 2010

Alice H. Williams died Wednesday, May 12, 2010, at her home. She was 90.

Mrs. Williams was born on Jan. 12, 1920, in Chambers, Miss. The family moved to Edwards, where she was raised. She met and married Monroe D. Williams Sr. With this union, 13 children were born. The family moved to Vicksburg in 1947. She joined Bright Morning Star Baptist Church, where she was a member for more than 60 years. Through the years she was a faithful member of the choir.

Mrs. Williams was a loving and dedicated mother who loved her family. She was always there for her children and raised them all to be successful, productive adults. She was also loved by her extended family and was known at Miss Alice, Grandma, Granny and Aunt Alice.

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Alice is survived by her daughters, Ida Williams of Vicksburg, Dorothy Chatman (Willie) of Greenville, Helen Collins (Andrew) of Bakersville, Calif., Frankie Brown of Moreno Valley, Calif., Janice Williams of Vicksburg, Feli Buggs (Tonnie) of Katy, Texas, Lori Ann Johnson (Terry) of Desota, Texas; her sons, Monroe D. Williams Jr. of Vicksburg, Johnny Williams (Pam) of Ontario, Calif., Carl Williams, (Brenda) of Garland, Texas, Dr. Don Williams (Sharon) of Katy, Michael Williams of Meridian, Miss.; 28 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and a host of nephews, nieces, cousins and other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 65 years, Monroe D. Williams Sr.; her father, John Henry; her mother, Elmira Henry; her sister, Eula Henry; her brother, Arthur Henry; and a daughter, Elmiria Thompson.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Bright Morning Star Baptist Church with the Rev. Reginald Harris officiating. Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be tonight from 4 until 7 at Lakeview Memorial Funeral Home and at noon Saturday at the church until the service.