Abigail J. "Abby" Williams
2003 - 2017
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Abigail J. "Abby" Williams

13, of Delphi, died Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017. She was born June 23, 2003 in Sault Ste. Marie, MI, to her mother Anna M. Williams.

Abby was an 8th grader at Delphi Community Middle School, where she played saxophone in the school band, and was on the volleyball team. She had attended several area churches with her family. She enjoyed reading, and had a big reading counts number in her language arts class. She loved to camp and swim, and loved being outdoors, she liked riding ATV's with her family on camping trips to Michigan. She loved all animals, especially her cat Bongo. She enjoyed photography & art, drawing and creating little masterpiece's, that decorated her mothers home. She and her good friend Libby were excited and looking forward to planning their next 4 years of school together.

Surviving: mother-Anna M. Williams of Delphi; maternal grandparents: Diane & Eric Erskin of Delphi, Clif Williams of Grand Rapids, MI; maternal great grandparents: Jacqueline DeWeese of Rossville, Royal Erskin of Westaburg, MI; aunts & uncles; special cousins: Jayden & Aleah Erskin. Preceded in death by maternal great grandparents; & aunt Janie.

Services: Friends may call Saturday from 4-8 p.m. at the Delphi Community High School Gymnasium, with a lantern release at 8 p.m. in front of the Middle School. Private family funeral & burial will take place Sunday. Abbott Funeral Home, Inc., Delphi, in charge of arrangements. www.abbottfuneralhome.com




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Published in Journal & Courier on Feb. 17, 2017.
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January 11, 2021
May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.
Nick
Friend
April 7, 2020
Oh how sorry I am. Beyond words for you're loss. So beautiful and gone to soon. FLY HIGH ANGEL
November 8, 2019
Descansa en paz preciosa niña,allá en donde te encuentres iluminaras el camino de tus seres queridos cómo hiciste en vida,desde España compartimos su dolor.
Sabela Zabalegi
October 29, 2019
Praying for the families and friends of Abigail Williams and Liberty German. God bless and rest them in Peace.
Lisa
October 29, 2019
Remembering a bright light that was closed. Peace and PRAYERS MINISTER JEAN
Jean Waites-Howard
Acquaintance
October 28, 2019
RIP lil one, you are safe now in the comforts of our father. You and Libby are free to enjoy all the beautiful trails in heaven. Thoughts and prayers and may god comfort your family.
Zina
August 16, 2019
Chris english
Military
August 13, 2019
Rest In Peace innocent angel
June 23, 2019
Praying for the family and friends of Abigail ❤
Jane
June 21, 2019
To the little princess who has left us all heartbroken for what happened to you and Libby. May the love of God surround you and the Angels dance around you. Love , Jan
May 3, 2019
Prayers for you and your family xo

mary catherin butler
Acquaintance
May 2, 2019
Prayers for your sweet family. I never knew you but am heartbroken by your story. May you rest in heavenly peace with our Lord Jesus Christ.
Hilary
February 11, 2019
Thoughts are with you and your family dear child.....
With love.....Jane
February 3, 2019
Sending you and your family prayers and comfort at this time.
Bonnie Reich
October 31, 2018
I'm so sorry for the loss of Abby,I didn't know her but through the stories by her friends she will always be loved,but not forgotten.
Bonnie Reivh
October 21, 2018
Prayers to her Precious Mother and Family
BLESSINGS

Minister Jean
Jean Waites-Howard
Acquaintance
October 18, 2018
Thinking of you sweet girl
Michelle Imhausen
October 17, 2018
Thinking of you
October 17, 2018
Thinking of you
July 28, 2018
Continuing to PRAY FOR YOUR FAMILY
Minister ShirleyJean Waites-Howard
Friend
July 5, 2018
Matthew 5:4
Continued thoughts and prayers
Jane
June 3, 2018
RIP, Abby Williams. Although your friends and family will miss you, GOD needed another Angel. We don't always understand why things happen, but GOD knows what he is doing. Prayers for your family and friends. Kathy Travis-Leslie
Kathy Travis
February 14, 2018
Thinking of you, your mom and family...praying for justice here on earth....
Jane, someone who cares...
February 14, 2018
Melissa Honey
February 13, 2018
It's been a year now since Abigail has been gone from this life. As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends. The sadness will never go away. 2 beautiful young girls gone from us so soon. Rest in Peace sweet children.
James Parker
Neighbor
February 13, 2018
So sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers go out to your family.
eric beach
January 13, 2018
Rest In Peace angel
Debra Davis
Acquaintance
December 27, 2017
Matthew 5:4
Continued prayers for you, your mother and family....Matthew 5:4
Jane, someone who cares
December 16, 2017
God bless you beautiful angel ❤ You and Libby are amazing friends. You are truly loved
Joanna Gile
December 14, 2017
RIP, Abby.
Kathy Travis
September 29, 2017
Thinking of you and Libby. Hope Heaven is wonderful. Rest in Peace Abby
Nathan Marszalek
August 14, 2017
Dear Dear Anna Williams. My deepest sympathies are with you. To lose a child is not a part of the natural course of nature. We are to go before our children but sometimes it is not that way. I know how you feel. Only The good Lord can lift us up in these times and carry us through these horrible trials. This child has touched my heart and humbled me in ways I never thought possible. My payers are for you for mercy and comfort. God bless you. Faith Hodge - Dunmor, Kentucky
Faith Hodge
May 13, 2017
Rest In Peace, Angel Abbby❤❤☮✝
Lisa
May 11, 2017
Your loss is worldwide. We pray for these two beautiful angels and their family from Paris, France. Their smiles will illuminate every single paths towards eternity. RIP
Claudine
May 7, 2017
Dear Abigail, I didn't know you but you and your friend Liberty are in my thoughts daily. You are now with your creator and he is surrounding you with all the Love and Peace that he promises us after we leave this earthly existence. I have faith in this and that you will be joined again with your mother there . I watched an interview your mother gave and you were so loved by her. She is so strong and brave and misses you. You must be so proud of her. You were both blessed to have each other.
Michelle M
April 28, 2017
I pray daily for you and Libby
That your in heaven.
April 20, 2017
Rest in peace.
Janet
April 19, 2017
God bless you sweet Abby.
Beth
April 15, 2017
Happy Easter with Jesus Abigail....
Elizabeth
April 5, 2017
Rip little Angel
deb Costa
April 1, 2017
Caitlyn Jane
Classmate
March 29, 2017
ALL OUR TEARS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU , THERE ARE NO WORDS TO EXPRESS OUR FEELINGS REGARDING THE LOSS OF THIS BEAUTIFUL CHILD, MAY GOD GIVE ALL OF YOU THE STRENGTH TO GO FORWARD.
GREIG AND DOROTHY SMITH
March 28, 2017
Abby, I don't know you personally but my heart is broken that your young life was taken so soon. I know you are one of God's Angels now. My prayers for your family. RIP Abby
March 28, 2017
Anna Williams my sincerest condolences and heartfelt prayers to you and your family.Abby what a beautiful angel you were on earth, i cant imagine how beautiful you must be in heaven.Take good care of Libby and all the people in heaven as you will shine like a star in the darkest of nights. Much love to you sweet girl♡
Kimberly Johnson
March 27, 2017
Dear Anna, I think of Abigail everyday. My heart is broken. May you find inner peace. A beautiful child.
Jeanne Demeio
March 27, 2017
In are prayers , Lord to give strength in your time of need.
Jewell Davidson
March 27, 2017
Praying for the entire family for the grief you are enduring. I will continue to keep you in my prayers long after the next few weeks are over. May justice be quickly done. You will see your beloved girls again.
Becki Conger
March 26, 2017
We are praying for your family from Savannah, Ga.
Cindy Edenfield
March 25, 2017
Abby, you are surrounded by angels now, My heartfelt condolences go out to you family. Deborah Carter-
Deborah Carter
March 22, 2017
Your children's death broke my heart. My heartfelt condolences to both families

Marie, Toronto, Canada
March 22, 2017
Abby, you are surrounded by prayers, as is your family, and you are safe in God's loving care. Enjoy heaven, little angel, and know that you will be together again with all of those who love you so very much, including Bongo. I am certain that your beautiful spirit is all around every day!
A Mom From PA
March 21, 2017
Abigail, What does one say to a young person such as yourself? You could tell me so much more I am sure. For you are in heaven, where it is all good, loving and peaceful. Where there are no more pain and suffering. You are with your best pal Liberty, and I just know you're both enjoying heaven together. One day all your friends and family will be there to enjoy all there is to heaven with you. The days on this earth will surely pass by us all, but you never have to be concerned about that for you Abigail are in beautiful, restful and peaceful heaven, God Bless.
MICHAEL MCCAMMON
March 21, 2017
We will never understand why these things happen, but we do know she is with Jesus and Abby is now experiencing eternal peace. No words can take away your pain, but know that even for us that never met Abby, she has touched our hearts.
Amy
March 21, 2017
I didn't know you, Angel Abby, but I have prayed for you and your family every day since you went away. I am quite certain that you are in the arms of Jesus and in a place so beautiful and peaceful that you never want to leave. I am a mother and grandmother, and I pray for your family, for your sweet mama - for comfort, peace and faith that you will all be together soon and very soon.
--Grammy Sue from Seattle
Just a Grandma from
March 19, 2017
I'll Light the Light - Your Bond of Courage and Honor Embrace. As your tears fall like wax.Victory is yours to claim....for there is a Friend that sticks closer than a brother... With out LOVE I am counted as nothing. Darling Angels of purest light the Glory of our Father will Reveal to All who are willing to see just how truly Beautiful you are to Him!
Grandmother of 2 Clark
March 18, 2017
Sending love to your family and to you Abby! I bet you're having a blast with Libby in Heaven!! I think about you girls every day!!! I bet the trails are beautiful there! Sweetest dreams angel !! Jesus is holding you now ❤
Michelle
March 17, 2017
Fly High Sweet Angel!
Julanne DuBois
March 16, 2017
I'm terribly sorry for your loss and our thoughts and prayers are with your family!Jina Carter Russiaville, IN
Jina Carter
March 16, 2017
Abbie, it is evident in all of your pictures that you were a sweet, gentle soul, and had a zest for life and the outdoors. I can only imagine what a joy you were in the lives of your family and friends. I'm holding your family, and that of Libby's, in my prayers. I'm sure that you and Libby are enjoying the lakes, rivers and trees of a far more beautiful location. Fly high, little angel.
March 13, 2017
Rest in peace Abigail. God Bless You and your family.
Jacklyn Fox
March 12, 2017
We hold you in our prayers.
Galen Hunsucker
March 12, 2017
You're with Jesus now precious Abby, R.I.P.
V. McCloud
March 11, 2017
Abigail this candle is for you. God bless you.
Wendy D.
March 11, 2017
I am for Ohio and I want to send out my condolence to the family of the beautiful Abigail.I am so sorry for your loss and God bless you. God will take care of your beautiful daughter. My heart goes out to both of the girls that stayed together for each other.
Wendy D.
March 10, 2017
A light to show my heartfelt prayers.
Rhonda
March 9, 2017
What a precious and wonderful girl Abigail was. You can see in her pictures what a kind and generous spirit she had. Sending love, hugs, and prayers to her mother and family.
Megan
March 9, 2017
I am so very sorry for your loss. All ny thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. God bless all of you.
Amy Smith
March 9, 2017
I did not know Abigail but my prayers go out to her friends and family. May she rest in peace and fly with the angels!
Rebecca Schott
March 8, 2017
You are an angel that was here but a short time. Rest in peace sweet girl.
Tammy
March 7, 2017
The light will overcome the darkness. It has to. There will be justice for Abby and Libby. I'm so very sorry for your loss. Sweet babies gone too soon. May God give you peace during this horrible time. Prayers from Michigan.
Missy
March 7, 2017
Tom & Nancy Maughmer
March 6, 2017
I'm so sorry This shouldn't of happened May God watch over you and comfort both families
Norma Thomas
March 5, 2017
Rest in peace. God bless you and your family xxx
March 5, 2017
So sad for you to go at such a young age, but now you are an angel in heaven
Julie
March 4, 2017
I didn't know Abby but she was a beautiful girl and it hit us all hard to hear we are so sorry for your loss... Sending prayers and love from our family to yours!!! God is holding her tight fly high beautiful!!!!
Kara Zornes
March 4, 2017
My sincerest condolences to Abby's family and friends. Take comfort in knowing she rests in God's Mighty Loving Arms. God bless and comfort you all.
Lisa Davis
March 3, 2017
My heart breaks for you little one and your family! May God right this wrong!! Blessings, Jeff and Denise Pearson and family
Denise Pearson
March 3, 2017
A mom in NYC prays for you always
S Ross
March 3, 2017
Every morning and night, you and your family are at the top of my prayers. I pray for God's comfort and healing. Now, you and Libby are together forever. God Bless.
Karen Clements
March 2, 2017
Abigail, I know you are at peace and with Liberty now.

God has the two of you and is with your families. He will comfort them. You will all be together again one day and never separated! I am praying for them.
March 2, 2017
Healing and prayers sent
Mr josh and cass Mcafee
March 1, 2017
Sending love and praying daily for your heart... love from Plainfield, Indiana! Michelle Imhausen and family
Michelle Imhausen
March 1, 2017
What a sweetheart of a girl she seems to be. We are continuing to pray for her and her family.

I do not know her but there was obviously a lovely light that surrounded her in her love for life.

You are in peace and are safe forever, sweet Abby.
Cammy
March 1, 2017
Sweet Angel
Kelly
March 1, 2017
My heart breaks for you and your family. I pray for you daily and hope that in your time of need that God walks with you and guides you through this journey of healing and pain. May HE carry you through. My thoughts and prayers are with you!
Jennifer Brown
March 1, 2017

I have been praying for Abigail and Liberty and their families. I pray that our Lord and Savior gives strength and peace to all who loved these two children. I know they are in the safest and most beautiful place imaginable now--in the hands of God.

I also pray for justice daily and for God to grant wisdom and direction for those who seek it, so that it will carried out soon enough.
L. C.
February 28, 2017
Holding you all close to my heart and in my prayers daily. You will live in our hearts forever, beautiful Abby. Praying God's comfort for all of you.
February 28, 2017
In memory of Abigail.
Melissa Honey
February 28, 2017
For this child I pray
Laura Hallman
February 27, 2017
Thinking of you daily. You have touched the hearts of some many.prayers from a family in Illinois.
just a mom in Illinois
February 27, 2017
My heart breaks for you. My deepest condolences. My heart goes out to you.
Kellie Warthman
February 27, 2017
You will always live in our hearts and prayers.
February 27, 2017
You will always live in our hearts and prayers.
February 27, 2017
And for this child, I prayed...
Cathi
February 27, 2017
Prayers and broken hearts from a family in Chicago. I can't stop thinking about you and your beautiful child.
Jill B
February 27, 2017
I'm so sorry your little angel passed away she is in heaven now both of the girls my friend Nichole Lovell passed away the same way
Amy Watts
February 26, 2017
Such a pretty girl! I am so very sorry for your loss! She is our special Angel now!
Diane
February 26, 2017
May God give you strength.
Words cannot tell how sad I am for your loss.
Every day I pray that justice will be served.
God bless you.
Man in Wisconsin
Roy Mullihan
February 26, 2017
Abby you have touched so many lives. You are safe with God now.
Connie Happ
February 26, 2017
So very sorry for your loss. I can't imagine your heartache.Take comfort in the Lord. Lisa -IN.
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