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.
Katie Samuel Anderson was born April 2, 1920 to the late Robert Richardson and Elizabeth Samuel Richardson in. Sumter. Mother Katie was called home on August 6, 2022 at the age of 102. She was educated through the Sumter School System until the eighth grade. Katie met her soulmate, Henry Pane Anderson and were married at Ebenezer Presbyterian Church in 1936. They remained happily married until their heavenly father called her beloved home April 2012. Although they were never able to... Read More
Dorothy Ann “Dot” Jenkins was born on September 12, 1958 in Sumter. She was the 2nd child of the late Elijah “Chute” and Susie Wactor Jenkins. Dorothy departed this life on July 21, 2022 after a brief illness. Dot moved to Washington, DC at a young age. She was educated in DC Public Schools. After graduating at age 16 from Dunbar High School, she went on to pursue an undergraduate education at Hampton University in Hampton, VA. Dot later transferred to the University of the... Read More
Bernice Mickens Williams, the daughter of the late Johnnie Mickens, Sr. and Emma Spann Mickens, was born July 6, 1941, in Lee County. She was called to rest on July 22, 2022. She received her formal education in the public schools of Lee County. Her spiritual growth and Christian education began at Mt. Olive A.M.E. Church in Woodrow, where she was a member until moving to High Point, NC. She then became a member of Williams Memorial CME. Mrs. Williams began her career in manufacturing at... Read More
Mother Dorothy Richardson Epps, widow of Caesar Epps, was born August 8, 1927 to the late Alexander Richardson and Alma Jenkins-Richardson. She departed this earthly life Wednesday, July 20, 2022 at Sumter Health and Rehab. Mother Epps was educated in the public schools of Sumter County. She was a great cook and homemaker and did domestic work for many years. Mother Epps was a lifelong member of St. Matthews Missionary Baptist Church, where she was a member of the Missionary... Read More