Elizabeth Virginia Williams

February 9, 1930May 2, 2019

Elizabeth Virginia Williams passed away Thursday, May 2, 2019, surrounded by her family. Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Saturday, May 11th, at Bright-Holland Funeral Home with Rev. Robert Myre officiating. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 – 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

She was born February 9, 1930 to Olive Bobo Justice and Lemuel Justice and grew up in the Paris area. She was a 1948, graduate of Paris High School. She married her sweetheart Cecil Irdell Williams, with whom she spent many wonderful years and experienced her greatest joy in her 4 boys - Kenneth Wayne, Larry Gene, Jerry Dale, and Jimmy Don. Cecil preceded her in death on July 31, 1982. Elizabeth worked at Kress' downtown and later Belk's for over 30 years and she enjoyed spending Sundays at church at United Pentecostal Church of Paris. She was a pillar of strength and unconditional love in our family and words can't express how much she will be missed.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brother, Herman Justice and one son, Gene.

She is survived by her children, Kenneth Williams and wife Deborah of Paris; Jerry Williams and wife Rebecca of Garland, Texas; and Jimmy Williams and wife Tami of Paris, and a daughter in law, Patty Williams. One brother, Marvin Justice and wife Connie. Her grandchildren who lovingly called her 'Granny': Derek, Toby, Andrew, Erika and husband Henry, Sarah, Jessica, Bud, and Amy. And her many great grandchildren who were a blessing for her: Justin Cole, Riley June, Lily Noel, Shane Isaac, David, Elizabeth Ryan, Scarlett Elizabeth, Logan Kai, Brandi and Mandy; along with numerous extended family and friends. Casket bearers will be: Gary Owens, Justin Williams, Derek Williams, Bud Williams, Steve McFatridge and Henry Wakefield.


  • Visitation Friday, May 10, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, May 11, 2019
  • Interment Saturday, May 11, 2019


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Susan Keeling Haynes

May 10, 2019

To: Kenneth & Family,
I was so very sorry to read of the passing of your mother. Elizabeth was one of the kindest, sweetest, most wonderful women I have ever known . She was the epitome of elegance and grace and I remember what a wonderful mother she was to you all . She is in heaven now, but I know she will be greatly missed . My deepest condolences to you and to all who knew and loved her.

Sincerely, ,
Susan (Sue)

Rosa Bellamy Bailey

May 5, 2019

So sorry for your loss. I have many wonderful memories, from childhood when Granny Bertha and I would visit Aunt Ollie, family reunions and so forth.
Heaven has another of our family and what a reunion they're having!