Kathleen G. Williams

Published 11:26 pm Friday, January 23, 2015

CHESAPEAKE — Kathleen Gregory Williams passed away Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015.

Mrs. Williams was born in Norfolk on Sept. 2, 1930, and was the only daughter of the late Charles Emmett and Mary Bell Ethridge Gregory. A devoted wife, mother and daughter, she was a past member of Ramoth Gilead Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Elsbury Whedbee Williams.

Surviving are her daughter, Rebecca W. Kester and husband, James W., of Gastonia, N.C.; a son, Roger C. Williams and wife, Vickie L., of Suffolk; six grandchildren, Michelle Pittillo, Kristen Kester, Adam Kester, Joshua Williams, Jeffrey Williams and Jessica Sawyer; and five great-grandchildren.

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Funeral services will be held Sunday at 4 p.m. in the Miller & Van Essendelft Funeral Chapel, 1125 Harvey Point Road, Hertford, N.C. A private burial will be in the Koen Cemetery. Friends may join the family in the funeral home the hour prior to services. Online condolences may be made by visiting www.millerfhc.com.