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Deacon Woodrow Wilson Williams

VIEWING:              Thursday, May 24, 2018
                   Time: 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

SERVICE:              Friday, May 25, 2018
                   Time:   11:00 AM
                               at Lone Oak Baptist Church
                               813 Lone Oak Road, Chase City, VA 23924
                               Rev. Dr. Freddie Terry, Pastor

INTERMENT:        Church Cemetery

DEACON WOODROW WILSON WILLIAMS, son of the late Clarence Wilson and Allie Beatrice Williams, was born July 10, 1928 in Mecklenburg County, VA and departed this life suddenly, May 19, 2018 at VCU-Community Memorial Hospital, South Hill, VA.

At an early age he was baptized and joined Lone Oak Baptist Church, Chase City, VA.  He was a member of the Sunday school, Missionary and Northside Union.

On December 23, 1950 Woodrow married Elzena Johnson under the pastorship of late Rev. Theodore Wood and to this union a son, Theodore Wilson Williams, was born and preceded him in death on May 8, 2010.

Woodrow served in the U.S. Army from September 25, 1951 until September 2, 1953, receiving an Honorable Discharge.

In 1954 he moved to Baltimore, MD and later joined the Concord Baptist Church.  Woodrow was a member of the Choir, Trustee Board for 16 years, and vice-chairman for 7 years.

Woodrow was employed by Sparrow Point Still Mill, Baltimore, MD for 30 years until his retirement in 1985.

In 1986 he reaffirmed his membership with Lone Oak Baptist Church.  Deacon Williams was President and Treasurer of the Senior Choir, member of The Men’s Chorus, Trustee Board, Northside Union, Pastor’s Aide, Missionary, Bible Study, and Treasurer of the Building Fund.

Deacon Williams’ community activities included being a member of AARP #4014, South Hill, VA; Life member of VFW #7166; Veteran of the U.S. Army; Mecklenburg County Triad, and volunteer for Lake Country Area Agency for 3years.


Deacon Williams leaves to mourn his devoted wife- Elzena Johnson Williams of the home; one brother- Cleveland Williams, Washington, DC;   daughter-in-law, Robbynne Archia, Phoenix, AZ;  one sister-in-law, Marie A. (Waverly) Crosson, Marietta, GA; three brothers-in-law, Junius (Leona) Johnson and Leon Johnson of Chase City, VA and John Calvin (Erma) Johnson, East Orange, NJ; six god-children- Catherine Watson, Baltimore, MD; Teresa Johnson, New Castle, DE; Deidra Faulker, NC; Tevonna Johnson-Trusty, Baltimore, MD; Felicia Butler, Baltimore, MD; and Adrianna Hargrove, Chase City, VA, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

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  • Tuesday, May 22, 2018
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ Feggins FH
  • Thursday, May 24, 2018
    Deepst and sincere sympathy
    ~ Mary Jones Winckler   South Hill, VA
  • Tuesday, May 29, 2018
    We're sorry to hear about your recent loss. May you find strength from the words of Philippians 4:13 which says: "For all things I have the strength through the one who gives me power." What a loving God who cares about each one of us. He didn't intend for us to grow old and die. He thus has made the SURE promise of a resurrection right here on earth when it is restored to a beautiful paradise (Psalms 37:9-11, 29; Acts 24:15; Isaiah 55;11). Can you see yourself welcoming back to life your loved ones? What a joy it will bring all of us. You can go online to JW.ORG and find out more about this resurrection.
    ~ R&R Lopez