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.
Betty Louise Edwards Generette, 66, was born April 3, 1954 in Sumter to the late James Edwards and Jessie M. Richardson Edwards. She departed this earthly life on Thursday, February 18, 2021 at Prisma Health Tuomey Hospital, Sumter. Betty, as she was affectionately called, attended the public schools of Sumter County, graduating with the Class of 1973 from Sumter High School. Upon graduating, she worked as a teacher’s aide at Willow Drive Elementary... Read More
Mrs. Ethel M. Cooper was born on February 28, 1938 in Grenada, Mississippi to the late Nathaniel and Mary L. Drinkwater. She departed this earth life on February 18, 2021 at her home. She accepted Christ as her Lord and Savior at a young age and later in life was a member of Saint Matthew United Methodist Church, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She found the love of her life, Isiah Cooper, Sr., who were joined in holy matrimony for over 60 years, to the time of his death. They were husband and wife as... Read More
Vernon Lee Myers, known as” Vern”, was born on June 7, 1962 and departed this life on February 11, 2021. Vernon was born in Brooklyn, New York. He was the third child of six born to the Union of his mother Lillie Mae Myers (Brooklyn, NY) and the late John Wesley Myers. Vernon former years were spent in Brooklyn, N. Y., where he enjoyed school, neighborhood sports and his favorite pastime activity was chasing girls. At the age of 17, he decided school was not for him and immediately found a... Read More
Hope Davis, Jr., 80, was born September 7, 1940 in Sumter County to the late Hope Miller Davis, Sr. and Lenora Scott Davis. He peacefully departed this life on Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at Prisma Health Tuomey Hospital, Sumter. At an early age, Hope moved to New Jersey, where he was a member of the First Baptist Church in Linden. He worked for American Water Company for over 30 years. He retired in 2009 and relocated to Dalzell in 2011. He leaves to cherish his memories: his wife of... Read More