The funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, January 28, 2023, at New Corinth Baptist Church, Spivey Street, Ellaville, Georgia. Burial will follow in the cemetery of Union Hill A.M.E. Church, Spivey Street, Ellaville, Georgia.
Graveside services, including burials, are likely to be held on ground that is uneven, which is out of the control of Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel, Inc. We ask that you take this into consideration when choosing footwear, such as shoes with high, thin heels. Please be advised that Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel, Inc. will not be held responsible for injuries at a grave site because of this.
Mary Dean Smith Williams was born June 11, 1931, in Ellaville, Georgia to the late Clifford Smith, Sr. and the late Edna Mae Dismuke Smith. She was preceded in death by her siblings, Clifford Smith Jr., Felton Smith, Willie Mae Smith , Annie Mae Terry, Nettie Lee Goodman, John O. Smith, Alton Smith, Rev. Clarence Smith, Nannie Kate Smith, Jimmie Lee, Smith, Marget Smith, and Ernest Smith. She was educated in the public school system of Schley County. She was a member of Corinth Baptist Church of Ellaville, Georgia. In 1956, Mary married the love of her life the late Morris Williams. To this union, two sons were born; Rodolph Williams and Curtis Wayne Williams both preceded her in death.
She leaves to cherish her memories to her five grandchildren, Latrice Ramsey (Jason), Columbus, Georgia, Kdrick Williams, Ellaville, Georgia, Karrell Deon Williams, Ellaville, Georgia, Markeia Banks (Travis), Americus, Georgia, Jasmine Kearse, Americus, Georgia; 15 great grandchildren, Lacey Ramsey, Lauryn Ramsey, X’avier Williams, Markadrick Williams, Morrison Williams, Kendrick Williams, Bryce Williams, Jarel Deon Williams, K’ylia Williams, Josiah Williams, Makenzie Cromer, Aaron Mitchell Jr., Ashton Mitchell, DeAngelo Kearse Jr., Jaidence Kearse; a host of nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.