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Died April 9, 2009

Willie Louis Williams, 37, 3903 Central Heights Road, departed this life Thursday, April 9, in Atlanta, Ga.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Greater Guiding Star United Holy Church Inc., with pastor Joseph M. Williams Sr., M. Div., officiating. Burial will follow in Wayne Memorial Park, U.S. 117 South.

He was the son of Emma Gerald Williams Heath and the late Willie Louis Glaspie.

He leaves to cherish all of his memories his loving wife, Sherry Williams of Pink Hill; four sons, Louis Williams of Winston-Salem and DaJavian Outlaw, Tyrese Williams and Geovanni Williams of Pink Hill; one daughter, Demeyia Adams of Pink Hill; five sisters, Bajei Heath of Goldsboro, Tanya (Garland) Piggott of Woodbridge, Va., Chenee Glaspie of Laurel, Md., Latoya Venable and Courtney Glaspie of Washington D.C.; six brothers, Nicky (Tracy) Williams of Goldsboro, Antonio Venable, Willie L. Glaspie Jr. and Jamal Garnett of Washington D.C. and Derrick Bell of Clinton, Md., and Eric Glaspie of Philadelphia, Pa.; one stepbrother, Steve (Angie) Broadhurst of Salt Lake City, Utah; two stepsisters Tanisha (Corey) Johnson of Goldsboro and Jonetra (Will) Jordan of Houston, Texas; his grandfather, Willie Oscar "Buddy" Williams of Goldsboro; 11 aunts, Susie Williams Hunter of Garner, Viletta (Jonathan) Knight of Fairbanks, Alaska, Betty Jean Williams, Cindy Williams and Phyllis Williams of Goldsboro, Patricia (Michael) Rogers of Randallstown, Md., Jeannette (Vonnie) Smith and Delores (John) Stewart of Jersey City, N.J., the Rev. Georgia M. Butler, Edna (Tony) McKinney and the Rev. Annie Lou (Clarence) Nixon of Dudley; six uncles, Glenn Williams of Goldsboro, Bobby (Michelle) Williams of Apex, elder Samuel (Betty) Price of Bolivia, Bobby (Linda) Glaspie of Dudley, the Rev. Alden (Wilma) Glaspie of Faison and John (Beverly) Glaspie of Dudley; father in-law, Walter V. Outlaw of Pink Hill; two sisters-in-law, Sandy (Walter) Watson of Goldsboro and JoAnn Outlaw of Pink Hill; two brothers-in-law, Darry (Connie) Graham of Burgaw and Curtis (Debbie) Outlaw of Pink Hill; and a host of other uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, family and friends.

A viewing will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at Howell Funeral Home, 1500 Wayne Memorial Drive, and the family will be there to greet friends from 5 to 6 p.m.

The family will receive family and friends at 3903 Central Heights Road.

Condolences may be posted at www.howellfuneral.com.


Published in Obituaries on April 14, 2009 1:46 PM