William "BENE" Mcwilliams, 82, of Spring, TX, took off for final flight upon the wings of angels on Monday Oct. 10, 2011. He is predeceased as of Sept. 5, 2011, by his angel Doris "Naomi" McWilliams, his wife of 57 years. Together they shared their love for family by the blessing of 10 children- LaDonna Holliday (Shawn), Phyllis Warner (Fred), Jim McWilliams (Sherry), Andrea McWilliams, Sondra Richardson (Jimmy), Kathleen McWilliams, John McWilliams, Ben McWilliams, Betsy Hickman (David), and Tommy McWilliams (Jeaneen); 14 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Bene was an avid pilot where he was known at Delta Airlines as "Gentle Bene" due to his caring nature. Naomi was a registered nurse and loving mother who gave graciously to all. Bene and Naomi will be dearly missed by all that knew them.
Visitation will begin at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, 2011, at Klein Funeral Home, Tomball, where funeral services will immediately follow at 2 p.m. with J.D. Baugus officiating. Interment will take place in Klein Memorial Park, FM 2920.


Published in Houston Chronicle on Oct. 12, 2011