Forest Lawn Funeral Home & Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens
2401 Southwest 64th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL
February 5, 1936 – July 23, 2020
Etta Williams age 84, died of end stage congestive heart failure on July 23, 2020 at West Broward Rehabilitation and Healthcare in Plantation, Florida.
Etta Williams is survived by her daughter Shauna and granddaughter Cheyanne. She's also survived by her siblings Minette, Blossom, Verley, Gwendolyn, Teddy and George.. Mrs. Williams was preceded in death by her husband of 45 yrs (at his time of death) Mr.Lascelles Williams.
Etta was born on February 5, 1936 to parents Lillian and Leslie Cox. She studied in England and received a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing. She moved to New York and accepted a position as a Registered Nurse/ at times Charge Nurse on the unit. She worked at then Beekman Downtown Hospital for more than 30 years.
Etta Williams was a vibrant, loving, understanding and giving person. She was an exceptional mother and grandmother.
Etta married Lascelles Noel Williams in 1969 and the couple had one child together, Shauna and she was a very loving stepmother to Pauline, Crafton and Larry Williams.
Etta had unwavering faith in God. Was Methodist but later attended Presbyterian church with her husband and family. Her family and friends will always remember her as a woman of class, kind, soft spoken but assertive when she needed to be. A true beauty inside and out. She will be truly missed!
A funeral is scheduled for August 8, 2020 at 11am. It will be held at Forest Lawn Funeral Home. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Etta Williams life well lived. They family would like to thank her loving family and friends, all who helped as caregivers for her in the latter years, those who took part in preparation and also in attending the celebration of her life.
Flowers may be sent to Forest Lawn Funeral Home or if you wish you may make a donation to the Parkinson's Organization in her name.
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Forest Lawn Funeral Home South
July 28, 2020
Forest Lawn South would like to express our deepest and sincerest condolences to you and your family at this most difficult time.
We wish you peace to bring comfort, the courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts.
Forest Lawn Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens South Staff