Anne Elizabeth Williams

Born: Fri., Jun. 3, 1932
Died: Fri., Jan. 1, 2010

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Anne Elizabeth Williams, age 77, of Greensboro, GA died Saturday, January 2, 2010 at St. Joseph''s Hospital in Greensboro. A native of Jackson, MS, she was born June 3, 1932 to the late Mamie Elizabeth Thomas and Gibson Cecil Ross.

Mrs. Williams was a graduate of Central High School in Jackson where she was a majorette and later attended Florida Community College of Jacksonville. She worked in the retail apparel industry in Mobile, AL and Jacksonville, FL. She was an accomplished pianist and played the bass violin. She was an avid genealogist and was one of the founding members of the d''Iberville Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, a member of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, the Macon Historical Society (GA), the Noxubee County Historical Society (MS), the Newton County Historical & Genealogical Society (MS), the American Camellia Society, the Sawgrass Country Club in Jacksonville, FL and Reynolds Plantation in Greensboro. A former resident of Marshallville, GA, she volunteered at the Oaks Nursing Home and several church-sponsored charities in Marshallville and in Greensboro. She was a faithful Christian and member of the First United Methodist Church of Greensboro.

Mrs. Williams, beloved mother and wife, leaves a devoted husband of 61 years, Curtis R. Williams, and four loving daughters, Beth A. Kellogg and husband Stuart of Madison, MS, Barbara D. Dusterhoff of Marietta, GA, Jonelle McKey of Atlanta, GA, and Catherine E. Cooper and husband Allen of Cumming, GA; a close cousin and "sister" Mamie Jo Brown of Pine Bluff, AR; 11 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 9, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. at the Decatur United Methodist Church in Decatur, MS with Rev. Bruce Taylor officiating assisted by Stuart Kellogg. Interment will follow in the Decatur Cemetery. Pallbearers are Allen Cooper, Ernest Parker, Stuart Kellogg, Matthew Forsyth, Curt Dusterhoff, Lamar Williams, Kent Bowen, and Gary Bowen. Honorary pallbearers are Gullick Bowen, Shane Bowen, and Paul Bowen. The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, January 8 at Milling Funeral Home in Union. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions to the American Cancer Society. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of local arrangements. Visit us online at www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com to sign the guest register.

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Dale & Janell Ward
   Posted Mon January 04, 2010
Curtis and family, We send our prayers and love to you. We will always Anne's beautiful smile and what a wonderful Christian lady she was to everyone she met. our love to you, Dale and Janell

Lauralee Hunter
   Posted Mon January 04, 2010
With great sadness and sympathy for your loss.

Tom & BJ Collier
   Posted Wed January 06, 2010
Curtis, Our sincere sympathies to you and your family. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Tom & BJ

Frank and Linda Burger
   Posted Thu January 07, 2010
We thank God for bringing Anne into our lives. We have been blessed to have been her friends. With Deepest Sympathy, Frank and Linda Burger

WILLIAM BARNETT
   Posted Sat January 09, 2010
LAMAR SENT ME A E-MAIL AND LET US KNOW THAT ANNE HAD PASSED AWAY. IT WAS NOT IN THE JACKSON PAPER. BONNIE AND I THINK OF YOU OFTEN. YOUR TRAILER AT GULF SHORES THAT YOU LET US USE GOT US INTO CAMPING AND IT HAS LASTED US ALL THE YEARS. BONNIE AND I CELEBERATED OR 50 TH WEDDING ANIVERSERY ON DEC 20.WE ARE STILL IN CLINTON - RETIRED - BUT I WAS JUST ELECTED ALDERMEN IN JULY SO WE ARE STAYING BUSY. OUR PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU AND YOUR GIRLS DURING THIS TIME.