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Vernice B. Williams

Mrs. Vernice B. Williams, formerly of Halifax County, died Sept. 1, 2013 in White Plains, N.Y. at the age of 93.

Mrs. Williams was born May 3, 1920 to the late Mrs. Helen Mitchell and the late Mr. Julian Adams. She was married to the late Mr. Yeaton B. Williams Sr. and joined Millstone Baptist Church at an early age, and later joined Calvary Baptist Church in New York.

Survivors of Mrs. Williams include one granddaughter, Mrs. Sandra B. Adams-Jones and husband Carl of White Plains, N.Y.; five great-grandchildren, Brandon J. Cousin, Jonathan C. Williams and wife Sara, Yeaton B. Williams II, and Justin and Julian Adams; one granddaughter-in-law, Mrs. Gloria Adams; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

In addition to her husband and parents, one son, Harry J. Adams Sr. and one grandson, Harry J. Adams Jr., also preceded Mrs. Williams in death.

Funeral services will be held Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, at 11 a.m. at The Crawford House chapel in Halifax with the Rev. Paul Crews officiating. Burial will follow in Millstone Baptist Church cemetery. Public viewing will be Sunday, Sept. 8, from noon until 6 p.m. at The Crawford House chapel. 

Arrangements are by Jeffress Funeral Home, South Boston.