April 24, 1997
NEWPORT NEWS – Mrs. Roberta Williams, mother of Mrs. Gloria Thomas, died Wednesday, April 23, 1997. Arrangements entrusted to Carter Funeral Home, Denbigh Chapel.
April 25, 1997
ROBERTA W. WILLIAMS
NEWPORT NEWS – Mrs. Roberta Ward Williams, 84, a native of Union, Ala., passed away on Wednesday, April 23, 1997, at Mary Immaculate Hospital.
She was a member of Colossian Baptist Church and a homemaker.
She is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Gloria and John Thomas of Newport News and Janet and John Kimbrough of Freeport, N.Y.; 13 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren; two nieces; and a host of cousins and other relatives.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at the Rising Sun Baptist Church, Lackey, with the Rev. Steven W. Banks officiating. Burial will follow services in Colossian Baptist Church Cemetery. Mrs. Williams will be placed in church by 1 p.m. on Saturday for viewing.
Family and friends will assemble at 14310 Penrith Lane, Warwick Lawns, by 1 p.m. Saturday.
Arrangements entrusted to Carter Funeral Home Denbigh Chapel.