Marilyn Elaine Williams

Published 7:42 pm Monday, April 30, 2018

Marilyn Elaine Williams, 56, died on Saturday, April 2, 2018 at the Tucker Hospice House in Kannapolis.

She was born on Oct. 14, 1961 to James N. Scott Sr. and Ethel Williams Wilson. She was educated in the Davie County School System. She located to Birmingham, Ala., where she worked a as CNA for many years until she returned to Salisbury. She loved to shop, dress, her jewelry and keeping her hair together. She loved the kids. She was a member of Gethsemane Missionary Baptist Church, where she served on the Sunday School Department. She dedicated her time to the Women of Changes Optimist Club.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Precious N. Williams.

Survivors: a son, Demetrius Williams (Tiffany) of Kennewick, Wash.; parents, Harold and Ethel Wilson of Mocksville; father, James N. Scott Sr. of Mocksville; 4 sisters, Angela Smith (Willis) of Goldsboro, Michele Scott of Richmond, Va., Martha Scott (Emmitt) of Concord, and Teresa Crump (Brian) of Mocksville; 6 brothers, James N. Scott Jr. of Salisbury, Jeffery Scott of Winston-Salem, Robert Scott of Mocksville, the Rev. Kerwyn Wilson (Rev. Faith) of Mocksville, Marcus Wilson (Janice) of Yadkinville, S.C. and Harold Wilson Jr. of Lumberton; a special friend, Eric Strong of China Grove; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

A funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 28 at Gethsemane Missionary Baptist Church in Salisbury. The Rev. Ruby Steele was eulogist.