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Wilhelmina Billie Williams

December 1, 1939 ~ December 16, 2020 (age 81)


A Time to Be Born

Ms. Wilhelmina Williams was born on December 1, 1939. She was the middle child of the late Paul Andrew and Lovey Brown. Wilhelmina lived her early life in Chicago, Illinois. She later moved with her family to Pontiac, Michigan.

A Time to Learn:

Wilhelmina was educated in the public schools of Pontiac, Michigan.

A Time to Work:

Upon graduating from high school, she entered the workforce. She was employed by General Motors Willow Run Plant in 1968, having the distinction of being one of the first 25 females to attain employment at that facility. She retired after 30 years of dedicated service.

A Time to Live Life:

Wilhelmina often said she wanted to live life to the fullest, and she did just that! She had a green thumb and was very creative which was an attraction to most everyone she met. She loved horse racing and her pastime was visiting casinos.

A Time to Die:

God saw the road getting rough and the hills hard to climb for Wilhelmina. He gently closed his eyes and whisper, come home and rest. Wilhelmina departed this earthly life peacefully on December 16, 2020 at home.

A Time to Mourn:

Ms. Williams leaves a legacy behind to cherish fond memories of her; her devoted daughter, Sabrina (Derek) Reese of Sumter, SC, a sister, Iris Brown of Pontiac, Michigan, three grandchildren, Jaison (Kacey) Jordan, Joei Jordan and Payton Reese, a great-grandson, Legend McCray, all of Sumter, SC, a godson, Lovelace Maurice Jordan of Ypsilanti, Michigan and a host of other devoted relatives and friends.

A Time to Remember:

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Denise Williams and her brother, Paul Andrew (Butch) Brown, Jr.


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December 23, 2020

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Whites Mortuary
517 N Guignard Drive
Sumter, SC 29150

Funeral Service
December 24, 2020

12:00 PM
Whites Mortuary
517 N Guignard Drive
Sumter, SC 29150

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