Welcome to Williams Funeral Home
We want you to feel comfortable and at home. Our goal is to make our guests, and your guests, feel at home, or at ease. We understand the importance of our role in the celebration of the life of your beloved family member. We continue to pledge our service and support to the community of Sumter and the surrounding areas. We owe these communities a debt of gratitude for their years of trust and support.
We provide this website to you as a way to answer some of your questions about Williams Funeral Home, Inc. and its services. While we view our website as a service to you, we do not consider it a substitute for personal contact and service. So if you have questions you would like to discuss, or there is a way we may assist you, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Hall J. Mickens, 78, was called to his heavenly rest on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Newark, NJ. He was born on January 4, 1941 in Sumter County to the late Tallie and Lillie Mae Wilson Mickens. He was educated in the public schools of Sumter County. After graduation, he enlisted in the United States Air Force and faithfully served his country until his honorable discharge in 1964. After which he migrated to Newark, N. J., where he was united in... Read More
Carrie L. Edwards Anderson, wife of Eddie Anderson, was born August 31, 1948 in Dalzell. She was the daughter of the late James and Jessie Mae R. Edwards. She entered into eternal rest on June 24, 2019 at her home in Queens, NY. She was educated in the public schools of Sumter County and a 1968 graduate of Ebenezer High School, Dalzell. She leaves to cherish her memories: her husband, Eddie Anderson; a daughter, Zylphia Fox of Brooklyn, NY; four grandchildren; three sisters, Mamie... Read More
Maxine Best, 72, peacefully transitioned from this life on earth to her heavenly home on Monday, June 24, 2019 at Prisma Health Richland Hospital, Columbia. Born May 24, 1947, in Brooklyn, NY, she was the daughter of the late Mat Lee Best and Nettie Bell Best. She attended the public school system of Brooklyn, NY and graduated from Clara Barton High School. After High School, she was employed at Depository Trust Company (DTC) for years until her health declined and she retired. Her... Read More
Benjamin F. Cook, 65, departed this life on Saturday, June 29, 2019 at his home. Born September 21, 1953, in Raeford, NC, he was the son of the late David Cook and Ruth N. Whitted Cook. He later moved to New York City where he was educated and graduated from Franklin K. Lane High School. He worked at Price Bottom Department Store in Jamaica Queens, NY as Head of Security. He was employed and retired from Long Island Railroad where he worked as an electrician. He is survived by his... Read More