Homegoing Celebration for Sister Priscilla Johnson Williams of Tampa, who passed away Sunday, July 19, 2015, will be 11 am, Saturday, Aug. 1 at First Union Missionary Baptist Church, 3707 E. Chelsea St.; Rev. B.E. Garmon Sr., pastor, officiating. Interment will be in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. Affectionately known as 'Silla,' Sister Williams was born in Meigs, GA to Cecil Turner and the late Elizabeth Ann Turner and educated in Mitchell County before relocating to Tampa over 40 years ago. She enjoyed shopping, cooking, spending time with her family and serving the Lord. Sister Williams was an active member of First Union Missionary Baptist Church, where she served faithfully in the choir and culinary ministries until her health declined. She was also a member of the Eastern Star. She leaves a legacy of love behind in the hearts of her devoted children: Robert Lee, Jr., Gregory B., Lenwood James and Stacy Johnson (Pam); seven grandchildren; her father, Cecil Turner; sisters, Lorma Ann Mickens, Twinkle Ivey, Mattie Turner and Linda Berry; brothers, Odell Johnson (Rosa Lee), Allen Rex Turner, Robert P. Turner (Paula) and Eddie Turner; aunts, uncles, and a host of family members and dear friends. Visitation will be at Aikens Funeral Home, Friday, July 31, 5-8 pm. The family will receive friends from 6-7 pm. Friends and family are asked to meet at the church on Saturday for the service.
Published in Tampa Bay Times on Jul. 30, 2015.