Betty J. Williams, 79, passed away Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, in Lakeland, Fla., after a long battle with cancer.
Born March 23, 1934, in Homeland, Fla., to L.V. & Sadie Fussell, Mrs. Williams was a resident of Orlando and Bartow for many years.
She was a devout Christian.
Mrs. Williams is survived by a son, George “Ed” Williams, Jr. of Orlando; two daughters, Deborah Sigrist (Robert) of Orlando; Cynthia Wagner,(Ed) of Eustis, Fla.; brother, Tom Fussell (Kay) of Tallahassee; five grandchildren, Daniel Schilling, Joy Elizabeth Sigrist, Shannah, Brenten and Jacob Austin.
She was preceded in death by her husband, George E. Williams.
A memorial service is 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, 2013, at the Bartow Church of God, 1460 E. Stuart St.
A visitation is 11 a.m.-noon Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, at Conway United Methodist Church, 3491 Conway Road, Orlando.
Funeral services will follow at the church.
Interment will follow at Conway Cemetery.
Condolences to family at www.whiddenmcleanfuneralhome.com.
Whidden-McLean Funeral Homes is in charge of the arrangements.