Mr. Willie Williams

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Obituary

Jackson, NC

Mr. Willie Williams,79, of Jackson, North Carolina, was born on March 31, 1939 to the late Burl and Cowillie Williams of Northampton County. He was one of nineteen children. God called Willie home on October 25, 2018.


Willie received his education through the Northampton County School System. Later, he gained employment working at the John Deere store. He met and married Martha Weaver of Seaboard, North Carolina. Together, in this union, seven children were born. Willie later moved his family to Baltimore, Maryland and began working at Boyd E. Smith Lumber Company for many years. After residing in Baltimore for over forty years, he decided to move back to North Carolina. During this time, two of Willie’s nieces dedicated themselves to provide him with love, care, and assistance daily. He resided with his niece, Carolyn Williams, until the declining of his health and lived the remainder of his life as a resident of the Northampton County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Jackson, North Carolina. We would like to thank you with gratitude for all you have done.


Willie enjoyed watching his two favorite sports teams: one the Baltimore Orioles (Baseball) and the second, the Washington Redskins (Football). While living at the Nursing Home he loved to play Bingo, also.


Willie leaves to cherish his loving memory, his seven children: Ellen Williams, Kelvin Williams, Antonio (Dee) Williams, and Randolph (Trina) Williams, all of Baltimore, MD; Judith Williams, Milton Williams, and Joseph Williams, all of North Carolina; twenty-one grandchildren; thirty-one great-grandchildren; five siblings: Barbara Williams of New York, Shirley Williams, and George Williams of New Jersey, Deloris Williams of Maryland, and Mildred Kee Williams of Pennsylvania; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

A Visitation for Mr. Williams will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., with the Funeral Service following immediately after at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 31, 2018, in the Roanoke Rapids Chapel of H.D. Pope Funeral Home.

The Interment will take place following the service at the Phillips Cemetery located in Seaboard, North Carolina.

These professional services have been entrusted to H.D. Pope Funeral Home, located at 520 Smith Church Road Roanoke Rapids, NC.

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