Williams obit

Mattie (Mackie) R. Williams of Marietta, GA passed away on October 10, 2016, at Kennestone Hospital in Marietta, GA.

Mackie was born in Marianna, Florida on January 21, 1942.  She married her husband of 55 years, on December 26, 1960 at Southside Baptist Church in Marianna, Florida.

She attended Marianna High School and then Chipola Jr. College.  She retired in 2007, but worked for 27 years as an Office Manager for an Orthodontic Office.  Previously she worked in the Cosmetic Industry and received local and national awards of Excellence for top sales and customer service.  In her earlier years, she was a member of Kingwood Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School and Training Union and also served as a Youth Director with her husband.

She loved playing the piano, golfing, gardening, the outdoors and spending time with her family.  She had a particular affection for children….they were so dear to her.  To meet her was to like her but to know her was to love her.

List of those preceding her:  Her father, Horace M. Richbourg of Marianna FL.

List of those surviving her:  Her husband, Henry (Hank) C. Williams, Jr. of 55 years, 2 daughters, Teresa A. Croft of Marianna, FL and Karen W. Minnick of Atlanta, GA.  3 Grandchildren Christopher W. Mears of Marianna, FL, John W. Mears of Houston TX, and Lauren E. Minnick of Atlanta, GA and one Great Grandchild Josh Mears of Ft. Walton Beach, Florida.  Also survived by her mother, Nettie Ruth Richbourg of Marianna, FL and her sister Carolyn R. Crumpler of Marianna, FL.

Funeral Services will be Sunday, October 16, 2016 at 2 PM at James and Sikes Funeral Home with Pastor John Rollyson officiating.  Interment will follow in Cypress Cemetery at Cypress Baptist Church with James & Sikes Funeral Home directing.