Shelia Rose Williams

Published 9:43 pm Thursday, November 16, 2017

Shelia Rose Williams, 65, of White Marsh Road, Suffolk, transitioned Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke. She was a native of Suffolk and the daughter of the late William H. Wiggins and Lucy P. Wiggins (Eunice Wiggins). She was preceded in death by her brother, Ronald Thomas; aunts, Catherine P. Vicks, Mary Drew and Pauline Gwaltney.

She was a 1970 graduate of John F. Kennedy High School and attended Brookdale Community College in New Jersey. She was employed and the owner of Kid Kadoodle. Shelia was a member of Canaan Baptist Church, where she was a teacher for the 5th Bible Class (children), president of the Deaconess Ministry, member of the J.E. Arrington choir, mass choir, and member of the Women’s Ministry and Discipleship Ministry. She was also a member of the Choir of Joy Community Choir.

She leaves to cherish her memory her husband, Frank Williams Jr.; two daughters, Lucy and Marquita Williams, both of Suffolk; one son, De’Shon Williams (Curetta), of Suffolk; five grandchildren; one sister, Barbara Gates (Lester), of Portsmouth; other relatives and friends.

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A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, at Canaan Baptist Church, Nansemond Parkway officiated by the Rev. Vernon Hairston. Interment will be in Carver Memorial Cemetery. Condolences may be extended to the family at Professional services with dignity have been entrusted to Crocker Funeral Home Inc.