2018-07-11 / Obituaries

Bessie M. Williams

Mrs. Bessie M. Williams, age 87, of 802 Southshore Parkway, Durham, departed this life in Duke University Medical Center in Durham. She was a native of Person County and a member of Mill Hill Baptist Church in Roxboro.

She is survived by three children, Delores Johnson of Augusta, Georgia, Andre Williams (Mary) of Durham, and Gregory Williams (Angela) of Oxford; three sisters, Barbara Winstead (James) of Graham, Isabell Rogers of the Bronx, New York and Maxine Hunt of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; one brother, Larry Rogers of Raleigh; nine grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and a host of other additional relatives and friends.

The funeral service will be held on Friday, July 13, 2018 at 2 p.m. at Mill Hill Baptist Church, 1635 Mill Hill Church Road, Roxboro, NC 27574 with the Rev. Frederick K. Wilson, pastor, providing the eulogy. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church during a visitation one hour prior to the service from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Cunningham and Nelson Funeral Directors are in charge of the service of comfort for Mrs. Bessie M. Williams.

Online condolences may be expressed at cunninghamnelsonfuneralhome.com.

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