Mother Sammie Lee Williams

Passed 04/13/2019

Obituary for Mother Sammie Lee Williams

Ms. Sammie Lee Williams, of Marianna, Florida, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, April 13th in Nashville, Tennessee. She was 86 years old. She was a 1954 graduate of Blanche Ely High School. She worked at Weston House in Pompano Beach, Florida. She later became a professional upholsterer and seamstress. In 1970, she became a partner at Dorothy’s Upholstery. In 2005, she moved to Marianna, Florida and united with St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church where she was very active. Her memories will be forever treasured by three children, Carlotta Brown of Greenwood, Florida, Dr. Charles Williams and wife Marla of Nashville, Tennessee and Earl Williams, Jr. and wife Libby of Missouri; two sisters, Dorothy Fields of Pompano Beach, Florida and Christeen Carson of Detroit, Michigan; one sister-in-law, Joyce Gayle and husband Joseph of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida; 14 grandchildren and eight great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. A homegoing celebration will be held Saturday, April 27th at 11a.m. at St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church, with Pastor Riley Henderson officiating. Interment will follow in the Orange Hill Cemetery with arrangements entrusted to the Caring Staff at Peoples Funeral Home of Marianna.

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To the family and friends: please, accept our heartfelt sympathy in your recent loss.  May you find strength and comfort from the words of  Nahum 1:7 Which reads: “Jehovah is good, a stronghold in the day of distress. He is mindful of those seeking refuge in him.” Yes, our loving God is there for us if we allow him to help (1 John 5:14). He didn't intend for us to grow old and die.  He thus has made the SURE promise of a resurrection RIGHT HERE ON EARTH when it is restored to a beautiful paradise  (Psalms 37:9-11, 29; Acts 24:15; Isaiah 55;11). Can you see yourself welcoming back to life your loved ones? What a joy it will bring all of us! You can go online to JW.ORG and find out more about this resurrection.

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