Mrs Ora Bell Williams entered into eternal rest on Sunday, January 11, 2015 after a brief illness at her residence in Jesup, Georgia. Ora Bell Williams was born September 22, 1927 to the late Fannie Williams and Ashley Fuqua. She received her education at Odum School in Odum, Georgia and Wayne County Training School in Jesup, Georgia. She was married to Leander Williams for 65 years. She was a member of The Historic Bennett Union Missionary Baptist church where he served as an Usher and Deaconess. She enjoyed spending time with her family, gardening and was known for her beautiful flower beds.
Ora Bell was preceded in death by her husband Leander Williams, a son, Terry Williams; a grandson, Andrew Harrison; 9 brothers, Sammie James, Clarence, Othia Lee, DeWitt, Ira, Freddie, Jimmie, David and Willie; and 4 sisters, Teresa, Beulah Mae, Minnie and Ida Bell. She leaves to cherish her memory two sons, Ben (Sheron) and Charles “Billy” both of Jesup, Georgia; (2) sisters: Helen (Lonnie) Flowers, and Gloria Horne both of Jesup, GA (8) Sister-in-laws; Mary Monroe (Eddie) Hyde Park, MA; Gladys Rogers, Jesup, GA; Evangelist Sadie Dodson, Hillside, NJ; Barbara A. (Robert) Thomas, Warner Robins, GA; Dorothy (Danny) Stephens, Albany, GA, Delores (Elvis) Thompson, Killeen, TX, Jeanette Fuquay, Jesup, GA, and Mary Floyd, Hope Mills, NC. (3) Brother-in-laws: Daniel (Bertha) Floyd and Nathaniel “Nate” (Lucinda) Floyd, both of Brunswick, GA, and Perry DeLoach, Washington, DC. (7) grandchildren: Anthony, Mark, Angela, Cynthia, Viola, Jeffrey and Shannon. (11) great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 17, 2015, 11:00 a.m. at Bennett Union Missionary Baptist Church in Jesup, Georgia.