January 27, 1989
NEWPORT NEWS – Ophelia Williams, 77, died Thursday, Jan. 26, in Sentara Hampton General Hospital.
She was a native of Sawyerville, Ala., and Peninsula resident for many years.
She was a homemaker and member of Canaan Baptist Church, Bessemer, Ala.
Survivors include one son, Eddie B. Williams of Newport News; one sister, Dotha Lee Wilson of Cincinnati; and one brother, Esau Kennedy of Birmingham, Ala.
A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Carter Funeral Home Denbigh Chapel. Burial will follow in Hampton Memorial Gardens. Family and friends will assemble at 3 Grant Drive, Newport News, by 1:15 p.m. Tuesday.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.