She was born July 20, 1937 to Jake and Thelma Hickman Pettis in Chipley, Fl. She loved to cook, sew and read. Arletha loved her family and enjoyed her grand kids. She was a member of Cypress Grove Assembly of God for many years.
She was preceded in death by parents; two brothers, John Pettis and Buck Pettis.
Survivors include her husband, G. B. Williams of Grand Ridge; daughters, Sharon Shirah (Bobby), Debra Baker (James), Susan Carraway, Gail Mills; sons, Steve Williams (Roz), Curtis Pope (Billie) and Kenneth Williams (Audrey); one sister, Betty Lois Fears; 20 grandchildren, 29 great grandchildren and six great great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 2 PM Tuesday, July 6, 2021 at James & Sikes Funeral Home Maddox Chapel with Pastor Mike Allen officiating. Interment will follow in Glenwood Cemetery in Chipley with James & Sikes Funeral Home Maddox Chapel directing.
The family will receive friends Monday, July 5, 2021 from 5-7 PM at Cypress Grove Assembly of God Church, 3250 Cypress Grove Road, Grand Ridge 32442
Family request in lieu of flowers memorial contributions be made to Cypress Grove Assembly of God building fund.