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Ruby Francisco Williams

Mrs. Ruby Francisco Williams of Williams Road, Clover passed away on Sunday, June 15, 2014, at her home. 

She was born in Halifax County on Feb. 24, 1921 and was 93 years old. She was the daughter of the late Edward James Francisco and Eva Frenchie Franklin Francisco and was married to the late Samuel Issac Williams. She was a member of Clover Methodist Church. 

She is survived by three sons, Bobby Williams and wife Mary Lee of Clover, Sammy Williams and wife Linda of Clover and Frankie Williams and wife Reavely of Greensboro, North Carolina; one sister, Becky Hodges, and husband Bill of Richmond; two brothers, Harry Francisco and wife Joyce of Richmond and Ronnie Francisco and wife Jean of Clays Mill; 10 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, as well as some devoted caretakers, Ruth McGhee, Kitty Gause, Virginia Martin, Iris Redd, Ethel Everhardt and Faye Keene.

Mrs. Williams was preceded in death by one son, Mark Williams, five sisters and four brothers.

A funeral service will be held Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at 11 a.m. at Powell Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Aubrey Heath officiating. Burial will follow at the Clover Cemetery.

A visitation was held Tuesday, June 17, 2014, at Powell Funeral Home from 7 until 8:30 p.m. and other times at her home.

Those wishing to give memorials should consider Patrick Henry Boys and Girls Homes, P.O. Box 1398, Brookneal or Halifax Regional Hospice, 2204 Wilborn Avenue, South Boston.

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Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home.