Lois Eileen Williams

Lois Eileen Williams

Eileen Williams, 93, of Cartersville Ga., and formerly of Union County, died at her home on Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. 

She was born on April 6, 1925, in Union County, the daughter of Elbert and Serena Miller. She was the oldest of three daughters.

She is survived by her brother-in-law, Lewis H. Hickom; three nieces, Dianna Shackelford, Gloria Raulerson and Serena Sanford and their families; three nephews, Steve Hickom, Douglas Hickom and Scott Hickom and their families; numerous great- and great-great-nieces and nephews; three godchildren, Matthew Hickom, Lauren Tippet and Tyler Tippet; special friends Mark and Jill Tippet; and numerous friends in Illinois and Georgia. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, James Williams; a daughter, Lois Elaine;  and sisters Murial Mae Brown and Delores Hickom. 

She was a devoted wife to James Williams and mother to Lois Elaine, an adored aunt and a good friend to all she met.  

She was an artist, crafter, baker, candy maker and knitter and devoted homemaker.  She bestowed many Christmas goodies, canvases, afghans and beaded ornaments to family and friends.  

She was formerly of Lewiston, but had resided with family in Cartersville in recent years.  

She was a member of Lewiston United Methodist Church and has attended Sam Jones Memorial United Methodist Church since moving to Cartersville.  She was a member of the Marco Sunday School Class and attended the Prime Timers group there as well.

Graveside funeral services immediately followed a gathering of family and friends from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, at Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro. Interment was in the Jonesboro Cemetery. Pastor Sandy Estes officiated at the graveside funeral service. 

To view the obituary and to leave online condolences for the family, visit www.rendlemanhilemanfh.com.

Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro was in charge of arrangements.

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