The funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 A.M., Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at Mt. Pleasant/Travel Rest C.M.E. Church, 315 Norris Street, Montezuma, Georgia where the Reverend Sidney Kendrick is pastor. The Reverend Willie Taylor will officiate. Burial will follow at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery on Whiteline Street, Montezuma, Georgia.
Josephine Williams was born May 12, 1965 in Sumter County to the parents of the late Furlow Williams and the late Bertha Mae Harpe Williams. Josephine was educated in the Sumter County public school system. She was employed at Hickory Springs Manufacturing Company in Americus, Georgia for many years. She was preceded in death by two siblings, Furlow Lee Williams, Jr. and Shirlene Williams.
Survivors are three children, Brandon Allen Williams (Alanda), Columbus, Georgia, Cabrina Williams, Oglethorpe, Georgia, and Karenski Williams, Oglethorpe, Georgia; two grandchildren, Ja’Quaylen Daniel, and Ja’Quayvious Daniel; four step grandchildren, Charlton Porter, Dante Tobias, Danteza Tobias, and Justice Tobias, all of Columbus, Georgia; two sisters, Brenda Stanton, Montezuma, Georgia and Gloria Williams, Miami, Florida; one brother, Alfonzo Williams, Americus, Georgia; aunts and uncles, Ardean Clark, Oglethorpe, Georgia, Ernest Harpe, Jr. (Hazel), Andersonville, Georgia, Willie J. Harpe (Mary), Oglethorpe, Georgia, Virginia Harpe Whitehead (Phil), Oglethorpe, Georgia, Willie B. Harpe, Americus, Georgia, Eddie Harpe, Oglethorpe, Georgia; one niece, LaShaun Williams, Americus, Georgia; and a host of nephews, other relatives and friends.