Bera ‘Bea’ Edwards Williams

Posted 4/8/21

Bera “Bea” Edwards Williams, 88, of Staley passed away on Friday, April 2, 2021, at Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital, Greensboro.

Mrs. Williams was born in Randolph County on February 7, 1933, …

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Bera “Bea” Edwards Williams, 88, of Staley passed away on Friday, April 2, 2021, at Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital, Greensboro.

Mrs. Williams was born in Randolph County on February 7, 1933, the daughter of Murphy and Lou Emma Henson Edwards. Bea loved her family. She was a member of the First Baptist Church, where she sang in the Church Choir and was a member of the Rachel Allred Sunday School Class. Bea spent her working years as a poultry farmer. She was a member of the Dig and Dream Garden Club and was a fantastic seamstress. In addition to her parents, Bea was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, John Calvin Williams; sister, Geraldine Edwards; son-in-law, Bob Davis, and other half-brothers and sisters.

She is survived by her daughters, Carol Davis of Chattanooga, Tennessee, and Sue Scotton (Bill) of Staley; son, Ed “Punchy” Williams (Martha) of Staley; sister, Gwendolyn Edwards Churchwell of Siler City; grandchildren, Christopher Williams (Leslie), Zach Scotton (Jenn), Katie Scotton, Andrew Williams (Mary Beth); great-grandchildren, Gavin Crumpler, Gabriella, Graciana, Granton and Griffin Williams, Griffin and Baby Girl Scotton; step-grandchildren, Bo Davis (Ruth), Beth Stefanko (Mike); step-great grandchildren, Rob and Riley Davis, and Logan and Garrett Stefanko.

The family would like to send a special thank you to her caretakers Debbie Rancourt and Sandra Franklin.

Mrs. Williams Laid in Repose on Monday, April 5, 2021, from 1 to 5 p.m. at Smith & Buckner Funeral Home, 230 North Second Avenue, Siler City, N.C. The family received friends at other times at the home of her son, “Punchy” and Martha.

A graveside service was held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 6, 2021, at Staley Cemetery, Main Street, Staley, with Rev. Jason Brogan officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church, 314 N. 2nd Ave., Siler City, N.C. 27344, or Liberty Home Care and Hospice, 401 East Third Street, Siler City, N.C. 27344.

Smith & Buckner assisted the Williams family.

Online condolences may be made at www.pughfuneralhome.com.

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