Inez Williams

01/13/1944 - 11/24/2022

Obituary For Inez Williams

Mrs. Inez Williams, 78, of Pittsview, AL passed Thursday, November 24, 2022 in Phenix City, AL.

Funeral service will be held 12 noon EST Saturday, December 3, 2022 at Pine Hill Baptist Church, Phenix City, AL with Rev. J.C. Fryer, officiating. Burial to follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens, Phenix City, AL. Visitation is Friday, December 2, 2022 from 1-5 p.m. EST.

Inez Williams was born, January 13, 1944, to the late Norman, Sr. and the late Lucinda Calhoun in Pittsview, AL.

Inez confessed Christ at an early age at St. Peter’s Baptist Church in Seale, AL. She was the sibling of 15 children. Inez later moved to Phenix City, AL as a young adult and became a member of Pine Hill Missionary Baptist Church. Inez met the love of her life, Rev. James C. Williams in the late 1960’s and they became one in February of 1970.

Inez worked as a cook for next 12 years then later her and her husband opened their own Tire and Repair shop in 1982, right here in Phenix City, AL. They serviced people from near and far for approximately 15 years. Inez and James were happy to adopt their wonderful and loving daughter, Brittany Shante Calhoun, at the age of 6, in 1992. After, Brittany came into their lives, they became even more happy and blessed to have a child.

Inez was known for her kindness, generosity and her eagerness to help anyone in need. She naturally had the great traits that all of her sisters have, which is cooking. Inez was one of the best cooks that one could encounter. She loved to feed people, whether it was someone she knew and even if it was a stranger. Inez loved spending time with her family and friends. She often held all of the family gatherings at her house because she wanted to make sure everything went well.

Inez was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. James C. Williams; two sisters, Julia Mae Gamble and Juanita Williams; four brothers, Norman Calhoun, Jr., Henry C. Calhoun, James C. Calhoun, Walter Lee Calhoun; one nephew, Tom Williams, III and one niece, Doris Gamble.

Inez Williams leaves to cherish her memories a loving and devoted daughter, Brittany Shante Calhoun; three grandsons, Latavius Calhoun, Ziayan Calhoun and Daeshun Calhoun; two sisters, Bertha Adams and Lucille Bailey; two brothers, Ernest Calhoun and Calvin Calhoun and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends.

Guest Book

I am Stan Baggett. Inez worked for me at Jason's Carry Out Foods in Columbus Ga. Inez taught me so much about cooking. She was a wonderful person. My whole family thought so much of her and her family. We had several Christmas parties at the restaurant over the years. I knew just about everybody in her family, her husband James, her mother , Brittney,her niece who worked for us. Inez will be truly missed. She is with James now.

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