Idella Williams

Published 6:00 am Friday, November 26, 2004

Services for Idella Williams of Atlanta, Ga., are 12:30 p.m.Saturday, Nov. 27 at R.E. Tyler Funeral Home Chapel with burial inMeadville Cemetery.

Visitation is Friday from 1-6 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mrs. Williams, 72, died Nov. 17, 2004, in Atlanta. She was bornin Franklin County on Sept. 3, 1932, to John Henry Thomas andStella Thomas.

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She was affectionately known by her family and friends as”Madea.” She attended Atlanta Area Technical School of Nursing fornursing assistant. She was a nursing assistant at Highview NursingHome in Atlanta. She resided at John O. Chile’s Highrise where sheenjoyed checking on different residents.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, JohnWilliams Sr.; a sister, Hattie; and a brother, Larkie Mitchell.

Survivors are her daughters, Delores Williams-Buford and Gale W.Daugherty, both of Atlanta, and Debbie “Niecy” Mitchell of Bude;her sons, John Henry Williams Jr. and James Williams, both of BatonRouge, La.; her brothers, J. C. Johnson and Dallas Johnson, both ofLos Angeles, Calif.; one aunt, Gladys Thomas of Meadville; a hostof grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces andnephews.