Mary F. Williams

Mary F. Williams

Mary Frances Williams, 89, of Florence, passed away on Feb. 11, 2014, at

Huntsville Hospital following an extended illness. She was the daughter, of Fred and Vivian Herring from Franklin County.

Mrs. Williams was an educator for more than 40 years in Colbert and Franklin counties.

She was a graduate of the University of North Alabama where she earned

her education specialist degree. Visitation will be on today from 6-8 p.m. at Greenview Funeral Home and prior to the service. The funeral service will be in Greenview Memorial Chapel on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, at 1 p.m. with Dr. John Brock officiating. Interment will follow in Greenview Memorial Park.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Roy T. Williams Sr.; sons-in-law, Richard Derrick and Garry Thompson; and brothers, Gerald Herring and Donald


Survivors include her son, Roy Travis Williams Jr., Florence,

Ala.; daughters, Becky Toone (Joey), of Athens, Ala., Beth Rowland, of Birmingham,

Ala., Jean Reynolds (Mike), of Lawrenceville, Ga., Susan Thompson, of

Lawrenceville, Ga., and Pam Derrick, of Tuscaloosa, Ala.; three sisters,

Mable Rogers, Carolyn Epperson, and Catherine Jenkins; and one brother,

Harold Herring; 14 grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; and ten great-grandchildren. Pallbearers will be grandsons and granddaughters.

An online guest book may be viewed and signed at greenviewmemorial.com.

Arrangements are by Greenview Funeral Home.

Funeral Home

Greenview Funeral Home
3657 Old Chisholm Road Florence, AL 35633
(256) 764-2411

Published in Florence Times Daily on Feb. 14, 2014