GASTONIA - Rebecca "Becky" Williams, 67, passed away June 16, 2012, at Gaston Memorial Hospital.
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She was born May 3, 1945, in Gaston County.
Becky was a loving mother, grandmother, friend, inspiration to all she knew, and never met a stranger. She was a member of Long Creek Memorial Baptist Church, active participant in Relay for Life, Bessemer City and Co-chair for the Long Creek Kids Fishing Tournament. Mrs. Williams was retired from Homelite. The family would like to extend special thanks to Dr. Weerakoon, Dr. Thompson and their staff.
A funeral service will be held 3 p.m. Wednesday at Long Creek Memorial Baptist Church, Dallas, officiated by the Rev. Jim Shaw.
The family will receive friends 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Greene Funeral Service, South Chapel, 1503 S. York Road, Gastonia.
Interment will be at Armstrong Cemetery, Gastonia.
She is survived by: her husband, Carl "Eddie" Williams; stepsons, Eddie Williams Jr., Jeff Williams and wife, Matrice; stepdaughter, Holly Williams and husband, Steve; stepbrother, Donald Rowland and wife, Peggy; special friends, Tina and Scott Moose, Jim and Sandra Burgin; beloved pet poodle, Summer; 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her father, Bob Burgess; her mother and step-father, Evelyn Seagle and L.F. Rowland.
Memorials may be made to Cancer Services of Gaston County, 306 S. Columbia St., Gastonia, NC 28054 or Long Creek Memorial Baptist Church, 210 Long Creek Church Rd., Dallas, NC 28034.
Arrangements are with the South Chapel of Greene Funeral Service and Crematorium, Gastonia.
A guest registry is available at www.greenefuneral.com.
Published in Gaston Gazette on June 19, 2012