Mrs. Mildred Mathis Williams, age 79, of Fayetteville, NC, formerly of Duplin County, passed away on Sunday, April 16, 2023, in Accokeek, MD, at the home of her daughter.
A visitation will be held on Sunday, April 23, 2023, from 1:00 pm to 1:45 pm at Rockfish AME Church, 167 Cornwallis Road in Teachey, NC, followed by the funeral service at 2:00 pm. Burial will follow at Duplin Memorial Gardens in Teachey, NC.
Mildred was preceded in death by her loving husband, Willie K. Williams; her good friend: Frank Williams; her devoted sister: Frankie Mathis Spencer; her baby brother: Cleveland Mathis; her Sister-In-Law: Yvonne Mathis, her Brothers-In-Law: Tyrone Vaughn, Harrison Degree, and Tim James; her nephews: Malcom and Pierre Mathis, & Delonte Fennell; her Mother-In-Law: Rosa James (FIL – William James).
She leaves to blossom, her two beloved children: Ricky R. Williams (loving DIL, Sherri) and Constance R. Cheeks (extremely devoted SIL, Robert); her granddaughters: Tiara McCallum and Aliya Harris; her grandsons: Darius Wright, Austin Harris, and Nicolas Cheeks; her great-grandsons: Landyn and Lenox. Her siblings: Mary “Jackie” Teachey (Earl), Mable Chasten (Russell), Virginia Vaughn, Robert Mathis, Geraldine Mason (Erskine), James Mathis (Deborah), sister-daughter - Diane Bishop (Nate), brother-son- Randy Mathis, Debbie Degree; and her Sister-In-Law: Janice James. Lastly, she leaves her only remaining maternal aunt: Florence Love.; a host of nieces, nephews and friends that will miss her dearly.