, Port Arthur, Texas

January 21, 2013

Alma Williams

The Port Arthur News

GROVES — 1909-2013

   Alma Williams, 103, of Groves, Texas was called home to be with her Lord on Sunday, January 20, 2013 at her residence in Groves.

   She was born April 19, 1909 to Ben and Ida Miller in Holmes County, Florida and moved to Port Arthur with her husband, Lee Williams in 1930. Over the years the family lived in Port Arthur, Port Neches, LaBelle and Groves.

   Alma was an active, faithful member of the Assembly of God Churches and lived to read and commit to memory the Word of God.

   Her hobbies were cooking, gardening, sewing, crocheting and loving and helping to raise her grandchildren.

   She was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years Lee Williams, daughter-in-law, Denise Williams, and son-in-law, Jesse Anderson.

   Survivors include her sons, Frank Williams, Dell Williams and wife, Phyllis of Groves; daughters, Katherine Reeves and husband, Edelle of Groves, and Dorothy Anderson of Groves.  She was blessed with eleven grandchildren, sixteen great-grandchildren, seventeen great- great grandchildren and four great-great-great grandchildren.

  A gathering of family and friends will be held at Magnolia Assembly of God Church, 2215 Nall in Port Neches from 4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 22, 2013. A celebration of Life will be held on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at the church. Pastors Brent and Frank Williams will be officiating with burial following at Greenlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Levingston Funeral Home in Groves.