Mrs. Nancy Williams of Tampa passed away Saturday, December 28th, 2019. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, January 11 at 11a.m. at First Baptist Church of College Hill, 3838 N. 29th St., with Reverend Dr. S. Evan Burrows, officiating. Interment will follow at Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery.
Nancy Williams was a native of Barbour County, Eufaula, Alabama, and was educated in the public schools of Barbour County. Nancy moved to Tampa in 1958 to pursue a better job and living opportunity. In Tampa, she met the wonderful DiMaio family (Victor & Mercy), and she began her career as a long-term domestic worker for their family through 2018.
She began her Christian journey at St. Paul Baptist Church in Clayton, AL. Through the years, Nancy attended various Baptist churches in the Tampa area and culminated her Christian journey as a faithful member of First Baptist of College Hill.
Preceding her in death: were her loving husband, Albert Williams; parents, Hamp & Katie Patrick; grandparents, Amos and Mamie Palmore; brother, Willie Palmore; sister, Hattie Pearl Nelson; uncle, Robert Palmore; aunts, Mary Humphrey, and Leila Grooms; and a host of other uncles and aunts.
She leaves to cherish her memory: her devoted children, Katie Patrick, Lizzie Lee, Dorothy Abernathy, Linda Williams, George & Tamara Cox III, and Darrell Williams; God-kids, Rodney Cook, Derek Graham, Jerel Turner, Robert Priester, Rodrick Walters, Wille Lee Winkfield, Essie Mae Reese, Lutricia Monroe, Luvenia Wimbley, Elizabeth Garrett, and Oralee Parker; grandchildren, Ricky Frazier Jr., Nikki & Bobby Johnson, Kena Hicks, Lakeisha Williams, Erica & Terry Charlie, Ricsheena Green, Theosha Kirnes, Daniel Cox, Georgetta Cox, Georgina Cox, Acenetha Arriaga, Isha Arriaga, and Quintella Williams; 13 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren; aunts, Emma Skipper, Virginia Williams, and AnneWill McClendon; nephews, William Palmore Jr., Frank Nelson, Johnny Lee Nelson, and Charles Nelson; nieces, Loretta Foley, and Willie Mae Blackmon; a host of cousins, great-nieces, and nephews, and other close relatives and friends, along with her loving and supportive Central Park Family & First Baptist of College Hill Church family.
The remains will repose after 5 p.m. Friday, January 10, at Ray Williams Funeral Home, 301 N. Howard Avenue.
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