DALLAS - Sophia Agnes Williams, 59, passed away suddenly on Aug. 19, 2014.
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She was born Oct. 4, 1954, in Wagner, S.D., to the late Francis and Hazel (Simmons) Ashes.
Sophia was a member of the Yankton Sioux Tribe of South Dakota and served her country for eight years in the US Army.
Sophia is survived by her fiancé, Virgil Swancey of Dallas, NC; son, Anthony Ashes and wife, Pam of Wagner, SD; step-daughter, Carol Johnson and husband, Harry of Dallas; two granddaughters, Antonia and Jada; one great-granddaughter, Brianna; three step-granddaughters; three brothers and six sisters; numerous other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by a brother, sister, two nieces and one nephew.
The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. to noon Friday at Dallas Funeral Home in Dallas. Sophia will be taken back home to South Dakota for burial.
Online condolences may be made at www.carothersfuneralhomedallas.com.
Dallas Funeral Home is serving the Williams family locally and Crosby & Jaeger Funeral Home is serv-ing the family in Wagner, SD.
Published in Gaston Gazette on Aug. 22, 2014