MERIDEN - Lawrence "Sam" D. Williams, 66 of Meriden passed away Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012.
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Born Oct. 25, 1945, to the late James Williams and Calpertia McPhail.
He leaves to cherish his memory; wife, Lottie Williams, of Meriden; son, Daniel Williams, of Meriden; daughter, Julia Williams, of South Carolina; brother, Thomas Williams of South Carolina; sisters, Mammie Robinson, Lula Thomas, both of South Carolina, Elizabeth Weathers, of Meriden; four grandchildren; and a host of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his brother, James Williams; and sister, Gertha Mae Cook.
A wake will be held Friday, Sept. 28, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Parker AME Zion Church, 1280 N. Broad St., Meriden. A celebration of his life will take place Wednesday, Oct. 3, at 1 p.m. at Mt. Tema Baptist Church, Hartsville, S.C. Interment will take place at the Mt. Tema Church Cemetery. To leave a message of comfort to the Williams family, please visit,
Published in The Record-Journal on September 28, 2012