OBITUARY

Ruth Evelyn Williams

November 20, 1934April 27, 2021
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Ruth Evelyn Williams, 86, passed away on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 in Virginia Beach, VA. Ruth was born in Virginia to the late James and Lillie Mae Dozier. She is also preceded in death by her husband, Willie Herman Williams, Sr. as well as two children, Karen Bowman and Tiny Mack and her sister, Leatrice Harper. Ruth worked for several years as a bus operator with TRT. She was most of all a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She is survived by her children, Cassandra Williams, Cordelia Johnson, Hermette Burrows and husband, Clarence, Willie H. Williams, Jr., Joan Wells and husband, Art, Bryant Williams and Antoinette, Lisa Garnett and Gloria Mack. Ruth is also cherished in memory by a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, cousins, and dear friends.

A visitation will be from 5-7pm, Monday, May 3, 2021 at Woodlawn Funeral Home. A funeral service will be conducted at 2pm, Tuesday, May 4, 2021 in the funeral home chapel. Immediately after the services there will be a burial at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.woodlawnnorfolk.com.

The family would also like to extend a special thank you to Medi Home Health & Hospice for their care and support.

  • FAMILY

  • James Dozier, Father (deceased)
  • Lillie Mae Dozier, Mother (deceased)
  • Willie Herman Williams, Sr., Husband (deceased)
  • Karen Bowman, Daughter (deceased)
  • Tiny Mack, Daughter (deceased)
  • Leatrice Harper, Sister (deceased)
  • Cassandra Williams, Daughter
  • Cordelia Johnson, Daughter
  • Hermette Burrows (Clarence), Daughter
  • Willie H. Williams, Jr., Son
  • Joan Wells (Art), Daughter
  • Bryant Williams (Antoinette), Son
  • Lisa Garnett, Daughter
  • Gloria Mack, Daughter
  • Cherished in memory by a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, cousins, and dear friends.

Services

  • Visitation

    Monday, May 3, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Tuesday, May 4, 2021

  • Burial

    Tuesday, May 4, 2021

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Biography

Ruth Evelyn Williams, 86, passed away on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 in Virginia Beach, VA. Ruth was born in Virginia to the late James and Lillie Mae Dozier. She is also preceded in death by her husband, Willie Herman Williams, Sr. as well as two children, Karen Bowman and Tiny Mack and her sister, Leatrice Harper. Ruth worked for several years as a bus operator with TRT. She was most of all a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She is survived by her children, Cassandra Williams, Cordelia Johnson, Hermette Burrows and husband, Clarence, Willie H. Williams, Jr., Joan Wells and husband, Art, Bryant Williams and Antoinette, Lisa Garnett and Gloria Mack. Ruth is also cherished in memory by a host of grandchildren and other significant family members.

A visitation will be from 5-7pm, Monday, May 3, 2021 at Woodlawn Funeral Home. A funeral service will be conducted at 2pm, Tuesday, May 4, 2021 in the funeral home chapel. Immediately after the services there will be a burial at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.woodlawnnorfolk.com.