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 J. Miller, 76, departed this life peacefully surrounded by loved ones on Tuesday, December 5, 2023 at Prisma Health Tuomey Hospital, Sumter, South Carolina. Born on October 20, 1947, she was the daughter of the late Denis and Rosa C. Carson Miller. She attended the public schools of Sumter County. She graduated from Lincoln High School with the class of 1965. She held a Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education from Morris College and a Masters of Education Degree from... Read More
Samuel Wright, son of the late Theodore Wright, Sr. and Hester Nixon Wright, was born July 11, 1950 in Sumter, South Carolina. He departed this earthly life on Wednesday, November 29, 2023 a Prisma Health Tuomey Hospital, Sumter. He was educated in the public schools of Sumter County. Mr. Wright was reared in a Christian home and learned early in life the value of discipline, hard work and the meaning of family. He attended High Hills A. M. E. in his youth. Throughout his... Read More
Brother Elvis W. King, mostly known by family and friends as “El” or “Slim”, departed this earthly life on Monday, November 27, 2023. Born June 6, 1959, he was the son of the late Gillon and Rebecca King. El attended Lee County Public Schools. Elvis was the Captain of Mt. Pleasant High School Basketball team. After graduating from Mt. Pleasant High School with the Class of 1978, he joined the United States Marine Corps where he served as Lance Corporal prior to his return to civilian... Read More
Shani Nzinga Williams Thompson born on March 17, 1981 in Columbia, SC. She died on December 1, 2023, at the age of 42. She was the mother of two sons, Washan Rashid Clayton and Zion Ali Williams. She was the beloved daughter of Drs. Brenda and Joseph Williams of Sumter and granddaughter of Johnnie Mae Chapman and Frederick Martin Chapman of Savannah, GA and Josie Mae Williams and Curtis Purnell Williams of Cataula, GA. She 1eaves behind two sisters, Jamila Nanyamka Williams and Aisha Ngosi... Read More