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.
Keith “Sweat” Hunter, 64, transitioned peacefully from this earthly life to eternal rest early Tuesday morning, May 23, 2023, at Prisma Health Tuomey Hospital, Sumter. He was born in Sumter County, December 18, 1958, the fourth younger son of the late Wyatt Hunter and Mary Harris Hunter. Keith, affectionately called “Keith Sweat” by his family and friends, graduated from Hillcrest High School in Dalzell. In his early years Keith worked at DuPont as a certified welder. He was also a... Read More
Janie E. Prioleau Russell Jeffreys was born on July 26, 1954 to the late Samuel Prioleau and Janie Davis Prioleau. She departed this earthly life on May 22, 2023 in Baltimore, Maryland surrounded by her loving family. She was a 1972 graduate of Hillcrest High School, Dalzell. After graduating from high school, she moved to Baltimore, Maryland, where she resided for 51 years. She was employed at Montgomery Ward for 20 years until her health failed and she could no longer work. In 2017, she... Read More
Thomas Brailsford Sr., son of Carolina Shaw Jr. and Mazzie Brailsford Shaw, was born on January 15, 1963, in Bishopville. He departed this earthly life on May 13, 2023 at Agape Care of Lexington. He was raised and attended the public schools of Lee County and graduated from Ashwood High School. Thomas joined Mt. Olive A. M. E. Church at an early age, where he served as a faithful member of the Trustee and Usher Boards. He entered the United States Army in 1982. During his years of service in... Read More
On Saturday, May 6, 2023, Georgia Shentrell Dinkins departed this earthly life. She was born on August 30, 1981, the daughter of Sammie Dinkins and the late Shirley Young Dinkins. Her two sisters, Samathia Young Drayton and Cynthia Dinkins preceded her in death. She received her early childhood education from the public schools of Sumter County. Georgia graduated from Sumter High School, and later on in life, she moved to Charleston, where she lived and enjoyed her life. One of the things... Read More