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Obituary for Wilma Williams

Wilma  Williams
Wilma Inize (Forsyth) Williams departed this life on July 30, 2018 and went to heaven to begin her eternal life. She was born in Sparta, TN and was residing there at the time of her death. Born April 16, 1937 to Arlin Forsyth and Mamie (Lawson) Forsyth. Preceded in death by husband of 52 years, David M. Williams, her parents, one brother, two sisters, and a very dear aunt Beulah Jacobson.
She was married to her husband David, a minister of the gospel and pastor, on July 20, 1957. They pastored two churches in MS, one church for four years and 8 months, and the other church fourteen and a half years.
They moved to Ada, OK in 1976 and pastored The First Pentecostal Holiness Church for 18 years. They lived in Ada for another 10 years before moving to Sparta in 2003. Burial will be at Gravel Hill Cemetery in Van Buren County. Graveside Services will be prior to entombment. There will be no viewing. Funeral Service will be at 1pm on Friday, August 3, 2018 at Oak Lawn Funeral Home. Family will receive friends from 5pm until 8pm on Thursday, August 2 at the funeral home.
She was survived by her two brothers, Junior Forsyth and wife Marilyn of Sparta, TN; James C Forsyth and wife Sylvia of SC; and 33 nieces and nephews. They loved and cared for their niece, Nancy Jo (Bailey) Prestage in their home for almost 10 years between 1966 and 1976. They lived in Jackson, MS at that time.

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