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.
Michelle Pinkney Brown, 58, daughter of Cleveland Pinkney, Sr. and Elizabeth Buroughs Pinkney, was born on February 2, 1962 in Bronx, New York. She departed this earthly life on July 27, 2020 at Prisma Health Tuomey Hospital, Sumter. She leaves to cherish her memories a host of family members and friends. Private services were held by the family due to the COVID 19 guidelines.
Elizabeth Williams, 88, daughter of John and Lucey Kearse, was born October 24, 1931 in Bamberg. With sadness her family announces her passing on Thursday, July 30, 2020 at Sumter East Health and Rehabilitation Center, Sumter. She attended the public schools of Brooklyn, NY and Sumter County. She was a seamstress, hairdresser and a homemaker. She was a devoted member of Trinity Missionary Baptist Church until her health failed. She leaves to cherish her memories: two daughters, Rosetta... Read More
Grindell Cowell-Baker, 62, wife of Ernest Baker, was born November 16, 1957 in Baltimore, Maryland, to the late Jessie Mae McCleod Cowell and Saul Benjamin. “Glendell”, as she was affectionately known, departed her earthly life on July 22, 2020 at Prisma Health Richland Hospital, Columbia. She leaves to cherish her memories: a daughter, Tasha Cowell-Levy (James) of Sumter; a son, A’kba Cowell (Sherri) of Yonkers, NY; two brothers, Micheal Cowell (Rose) of Bridgeport, CT, Alphonso... Read More
Doretha Ann Alston, daughter of Robert Bennett and Nancy and Marion Colclough, was born August 18, 1968 in Sumter. She departed this life on Monday, July 27, 2020 at Prisma Health Tuomey Hospital, Sumter. Doretha was educated in the public schools of Sumter County, graduating from Sumter High School, Class of 1987. She later furthered her education at Central Carolina and Strayer University. Reared in a Christian home, Doretha attended St. Mark United Methodist Church. She was formerly... Read More