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Bess Williams

August 3, 1930 May 31, 2019
Bess Williams
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Obituary for Bess Williams

Mrs. Bess Williams, longtime resident of Hereford, Texas, passed away Friday, May 31st at the age of 88.

Mrs. Williams was born on August 3rd, 1930 to Elmer “Bud” Lee and Ruby Margaret (Hannigan) Whitehorn in Levelland, Texas. She married Charlie Stevens Williams on May 17th, 1947 in Morton, Texas and the couple moved from Wolfforth, Texas to Hereford in 1968 where they raised their three children: Glenn, Gary, and Margaret.
Bess held an accounting degree and ran her own business, Williams Bookkeeping Service for over 40 years until she retired in her 80’s. Mrs. Williams was a devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She loved to spend her free time dancing Country Western and Waltz and was an accomplished seamstress, making all the children’s clothes for them during their school years. She was also a lifelong member of the Fellowship of Believers Church and served as their bookkeeper and even assisted in the building of the church itself.

Bess is preceded in death by her parents, and her husband of 62 years, Charlie Williams.
Survivors include her children: Glenn and wife Brenda Williams of Lubbock, Texas, Margaret Darnell of Amarillo, Texas, and Gary Williams of Dimmitt, Texas, and grandchildren Robby and wife Nancy Williams of Tuttle, Oklahoma, Brent Oden and Allen Higby of Midland, Texas, Kendra Oden and husband John Gable of Lubbock, Texas, Steven and wife Tomasina Carter of Hico, Texas, Colby and wife Shantell Williams of Nazareth, Texas, and Brittany and husband Michael Rangel of Lubbock, Texas. She also leaves behind 13 great grandchildren and 3 great, great grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to Fellowship of Believers Church, 245 N. Kingwood St., Hereford, TX 79045.


Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

5

Jun

1:00 PM 6/5/2019 1:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 6/5/2019 6:00:00 PM
Hereford Heritage Funeral Home

411 E. 6th Street
Hereford, TX 79045

Hereford Heritage Funeral Home
411 E. 6th Street Hereford 79045 TX
United States

Graveside

Thursday

6

Jun

1:00 PM 6/6/2019 1:00:00 PM
Resthaven Cemetery-Lubbock

5740 19th St
Lubbock, Texas 79407

Graveside service to be held in Resthaven Cemetery, Lubbock, TX

Resthaven Cemetery-Lubbock
5740 19th St Lubbock 79407 Texas
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Resthaven Cemetery-Lubbock Final Resting Place

5740 19th St
Lubbock, Texas 79407

5740 19th St Lubbock 79407 Texas
United States

Memorial Contribution

Fellowship of Believers Church

P O Box 2425
245 N. Kingwood St
Hereford, Texas 79045
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