WILLIAMS, Marie Louise
Marie Louise Williams, 87 of Georgetown, passed away on Saturday, October 19, 2013 with her husband at her side. Marie was born November 5, 1925, in New Orleans, Louisiana to the late Robert and Palmire Tanguis Ockman. Marie was raised in the lower part of the Louisiana Coast and cherished her heritage. She was taught a young age to cook and enjoyed bringing family together for a big Cajun meal. Marie married Clifton F. Williams, Jr. on May 25, 1968 in Metairie, Louisiana just before he was sent to Vietnam. Together they brought their families together and created a life of love and support for all six of their children. Marie had a deep faith that carried her through life's ups and downs. Along with her cooking, Marie enjoyed crafts, sewing, knitting, her collection of Angels, and flower gardening. Her family and friends will long cherish the knitting and sewn pieces that Marie created for them over the years. Clifton and Marie were very actively involved in the Marine Corps League. She enjoyed cooking for the local meetings. Marie was also shared her talents with the Marine Corps League Auxiliary and the VFW
Auxiliary. Marie is preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Palmire Ockman; her brothers, Robert Ockman, Jr. and Milton Ockman; her sister, Gloria Norton; her daughter-in-law, Christine Williams and former husband Milton Beaulieu, Sr.
Marie leaves behind to cherish her memory her loving husband of almost 46 years, Clifton F. Williams, Jr.; her six children, Milton Joseph Beaulieu and his wife Elaine, Errol Anthony Beaulieu and his wife Diane, Beverly Marie Hill, Dale Frederick Williams, Phillip Mervyn Williams, Clifton Franklin Williams, III; 18 Grandchildren and 45 Great Grandchildren; her sister, Earlene Carambat; along with numerous other loving family members and friends.
A celebration of Marie's life was held on Wednesday, October 23, 2013, at The Gabriels Funeral Chapel, 393 North IH 35, Georgetown, from 6:00PM to 8:00PM with a Rosary and Catholic Funeral Rite recited at 8:00PM.
Those wishing to make memorial contributions, the family have requested them to the Marine Corps League.
Personal words of comfort and memories may be left for the family at the online guestbook at www.gabrielsfuneral.com