November 15, 1920 - August 24, 2013
Myra E. Williams, 92, of New Castle, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, August 24, 2013 at Henry County Hospital surrounded by her loving family. She was born November 15, 1920 in New Castle, a daughter of the late James and Delia (Schlenker) Edwards. She was employed at A&P and later Standard Grocery for over 20 years. Myra was a member of Memorial Wesleyan Church and volunteered for Meals on Wheels for 18 years. She was also a member of Business Professional Women where she was named Woman of the Year. She enjoyed working Jigsaw Puzzles and most of all cooking and caring for her family. Myra married the love of her life, Benjamin F. Williams on April 23, 1948 and they had six children, Patty J. (husband: Travis) Hinton of Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, M. Kaye (husband: Dan, deceased 2001) Williams of New Castle, C. Faye (husband: Mark) Coy of Speedway, Anthony W. (wife: Terri) Williams of Carthage, Jeffry Paul Williams (deceased) and John R. (wife: Bonnie) Williams, of Walker, Louisiana; 16 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Benjamin F. Williams Jr., on November 21, 2008; her son, Jeffry Paul Williams; a brother, Vernon Edwards and a sister, Wilma Ashby. A service to celebrate Myra’s homegoing will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 27, 2013 at Sproles Family Funeral Home with Pastors Lloyd Van Meter, Dennis Hilton and Brian Riggs officiating. Entombment will follow in South Mound Cemetery West Lawn Addition. Friends may call from 4 – 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Henry County Community Foundation, Benjamin F. Williams, Jr. Scholarship Fund. You may send the family a personal condolence at www.sprolesfamilycares.com. Sproles Family Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Myra E. Williams.
Myra E. Williams, 92, of New Castle, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, August 24, 2013 at Henry County Hospital surrounded by her loving family. She was born November 15, 1920 in New Castle, a daughter of the late James and Delia... View Obituary & Service Information
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