Funeral services for Willie Townsend, 97, of Austin, formerly of Cedar Lake, will be 11:00 a.m. on Friday, June 22, 2018 at Bethlehem Christian Church in Cedar Lake with Rev. Kenneth Bree officiating. Burial will follow at Bethlehem Cemetery in Cedar Lake, Texas.
She passed away on Thursday, June 14, 2018 at Riverside Rehab and Nursing Center in Austin, Texas.
She was preceded in death by her parents; Joel Williams, Sr. and Adlena Lydia Woodard; brothers, Curtis P. Williams, Sr. and Eddie “Ed” Powell; nephew, Jerald Copedge and niece, Marilyn Williams.
She leaves to cherish her precious memories; nieces, Gwendolyn Raye Williams, Copedge, Macon, Georgia and Sandra Kaye Williams Johnson (L.J. Johnson), Arrington, Tennessee; nephews, Harry J. Williams, Sr., Austin, TX and Curtis P. Williams, Jr. and wife Valarie, Flint. Michigan; 6 grand nieces; 7 grand nephews; 6 great grand nieces; 13 great grand nephews; 3 great great grand nieces; cousin and close friend, Dorothy (Douchee) Law-Sias; a host of other relatives and friends.
Active pallbearers will be friends and family.
.Honorary pallbearers will be Harry J. Williams, Jr., Keith E. Williams, Sr., Joshua M. Ferguson-Williams, Keith E. Willams, Jr., Samuel Draper and Cornelius Parson II.
Visitation will be Friday, June 22, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Bethlehem Christian Church. There will be no viewing afterwards.
Final arrangements entrusted to Dixon Funeral Home of Brazoria at (979) 798-9113.