- Last Updated on 03:29 PM 06/19/12
Mrs. Louise Harris Williams of Woodcrest Apartments, Hamilton Blvd., South Boston died June 18, 2012 at Halifax Regional Hospital at the age of 72.
Mrs. Williams was born in Newark, N.J. on April 8, 1940, and was the daughter of the late Mr. Henry Jackson Harris and Mrs. Blanche Penick Harris. She was married to Mr. Roy Henry Williams and was a member of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church.
In addition to her husband, survivors include four sons, Mr. Roger L. Harris of Martinsville, Mr. Dondi O. Harris of Sacramento, Calif., Mr. Nyja Howell and Mr. Tremaine Howell, both of South Boston; 12 grandchildren; three daughters-in-law; four sisters-in-law; two brothers-in-law; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends including the devoted Ms. Darlene Ragland. In addition to her parents, one brother, Joel Harris, also preceded Mrs. Williams in death.
Funeral services will be Friday, June 22, at 1 p.m. at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church in Nathalie with the Rev. James E. Traynham officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
The family is receiving friends at the residence.
Arrangements are by Jeffress Funeral Home, South Boston.