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Rhinebeck - Wanda Lee Williams, 66, died Wednesday, February 19, 2014, at The Thompson House in Rhinebeck.

Born April 28, 1947 in Kent Cliffs, NY, she was the daughter of the late Sepha Booth Brown. Her mother predeceased her in 1985.

A 20+ year resident of Copake, she was formerly of Dutchess and Putnam counties.

Wanda was a loving mother, grandmother, and sister. She enjoyed outdoor activities, including camping, tubing and hiking the Mohawk Trail. A NASCAR enthusiast, she was a fan of Jimmie Johnson, and a fan of Syracuse University Sports. She loved shopping, playing the lottery and bingo, and her dog, Mimi.

Wanda is survived by her son, Jimmy Williams and his wife, Carolyn, of Hillsdale, NY, four daughters, Corrina Williams of Kingston, Mona Hill of Gloversville, NY, Donna Dazi of Poughkeepsie, and April Barrett of Beacon; two brothers, Charles Brown of China Grove, North Carolina, and Clarence Brown of Stormville; 12 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her mother, she was predeceased by her sisters Lulu Burlingame, Stella Williams, Gloria Cook, Macy VanWagner, and Mary Brown.

There are no calling hours.

In keeping with her wishes, cremation has taken place.

A Celebration of Life service will be at the convenience of the family.

Wanda's family respectfully requests memorial donations in her name to , PO Box 11454, Alexandra, VA 22312.

Arrangements are under the direction of Sweet's Funeral Home, Inc., Rte. 9, Hyde Park.

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Published in the Poughkeepsie Journal on Feb. 23, 2014
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