Phyllis Ann Green Williams

Published 6:25 am Monday, October 23, 2023

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Mrs. Phyllis Ann Green Williams, 88, formerly of Armsworthy Road, Advance, died Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2023, at Brookstone Terrace in Clemmons.

She was born on Dec. 20, 1934 in Davie County to the late John William Sanford and Thursa Luhalie Koontz Green.

Mrs. Williams was a Sunday school teacher and a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints where she also served on the LDS Women’s Relief Society. She was a renowned seamstress retiring from Hanes Hosiery after 44 years and then starting a successful alterations business. She served the Smith Grove Community in many capacities. She was a member of the Smith Grove Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary and a charter member of the Smith Grove Community Center. She was also a Cub Scout and Girl Scout leader, a member of the Davie County Home Extension and Community Association and was voted Woman of the Year by the East Davie Jaycees in 1977. She loved children and also loved canning, cooking, and gardening and enjoyed sharing her produce with the community. Most of all, she was a very devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and caregiver to many.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: her husband, Charles Leroy Williams; and siblings, Betty Smith, William Green, Floyd Greene and Janie Livengood.

Survivors include: 3 children, Charles Douglas Williams (Tina) of Advance, David Bradley Williams (Luanne) of Boone, and Leanne Williams Beck (Joe) of Mocksville; 5 grandchildren, Lindsey Williams, Christopher Beck (Lauren), Megan Williams, Amber Bostick (Dustin), and Olivia Wilkins (Austin); 4 great-grandchildren, Bailey Bostick, Caroline Bostick, Ezra Wilkins, and Charlie Beck; a sister, Ruth Foster of Mocksville; her beloved pet, Abby; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family would like to express a special thanks to the staff of Brookstone Terrace in Clemmons and the staff of Mountain Valley Hospice for their kindness and care shown to Mrs. Williams and her family.

A funeral service will be conducted at 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 23 at Eaton Funeral Chapel, with Mr. Rick Green and Mr. David Williams officiated. Interment will follow in Bethlehem Methodist Church Cemetery in Advance. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home and at other times at the home of her granddaughter, Amber, Davie Academy Road, Mocksville.

Memorials may be considered for: Bethlehem Methodist Church Cemetery fund, 321 Redland Road, Advance, NC 27006; or to American Diabetes Assoc., PO Box 7023, Merrifield, VA 22116; or to American Heart Assoc., PO Box 840692, Dallas, TX 75284.

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