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Carol A. Williams

Carol A. Williams

Carol A. Williams was the only child born to Alfred and Anna Mae Bolton on April 3, 1948 in Plainfield, NJ. Carol passed away on Sunday, September 12, 2021. She was raised predominantly by her maternal grandparents James and Daisy Preston where she attended elementary school. She then moved to Newark, NJ with her mother to attend Junior and Senior High School.  She married Charles Edwards(deceased) and from that union, they had 2 children Michell Holsey and Charles Edwards. She later had a daughter, and the last of her three children, Tiffany R. Ramsey.  She remarried in 1987 to Timothy E. Williams (deceased) and 1 year later moved to Willingboro, NJ. Her son made her a first-time grandmother with the birth of granddaughter Meagan Laurie and later on another grandson Travis Laurie. Tiffany added another two grandsons to the family Micah Anderson and Elijah Anderson (deceased). In addition to her natural grandchildren and a house full of love, she and her husband extended that love to help raise three adopted grandchildren Dalneshea Harris, Brian Peterson, Jackie Peterson and Antoinette Peterson.  



She was a loyal member of Alpha Baptist Church of Willingboro for over 15 years and a member of special ministries, Adult Choir, Hospitability, Ministry, Missions Ministry and the Vespa Choir.  She retired from Family Services of Burlington County after 16 years as a cook and mental health aide. After retirement, she continued to entertain her friends and family with a delicious meal, a hand of cards, and a belly full of laughs with the stories we are now left to cherish her by. 



She has two friends for over 50 years whom she cherished, Ursula McKenzie and Edith Williams. Throughout the years, she developed a special bond and sisterhood in Christ with Alice Edwards, whom she also looked to as a mentor. She also developed a strong relationship with Corrine and Teresa Ackles who became more like family throughout the years.  She was also a part of what is known as “The posse” made up of a small group of church couples: Yvonne and Paul Johnson, Sam and Linda Carruth along with Alice and Fred Edwards.  



She leaves to cherish her memory three children Michell Holsey (Terrano), Charles Tracy Edwards, Tiffany R. Ramsey, four grandchildren Meagan Laurie, Travis Laurie, Micah Anderson and Elijah Anderson (deceased). A host of other nieces, nephews, grandchildren and great grandchildren, friends and her church family.  


Celebration of her life: Thursday, September  16, 2021 11AM at the TL Hutton Family & Friends Funeral Services, 869 Beverly Road, Burlington, NJ Family and friends may view from 10AM until time of service. Interment: BGWCD Veteran Memorial Cemetery, Arneytown, NJ

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