Services for Rev. Doris Faye Williams, 53, of Rockdale and Thorndale were held Saturday, Dec. 26, 2009, at Allen Chapel AME Church in Rockdale with Rev. Robert T. Johnson of Progressive Missionary Baptist Church in Cameron officiating. Burial was in Oak Lawn Cemetery in Rockdale.

Rev. Williams died Friday, Dec. 18, in North Austin Medical Center in Austin.

She was born July 18, 1956, in Taylor to Curt and Dorothy (Hill) Mitchell.

She married Edwin Williams in Bethel AME Church in Cameron.

Rev. Williams spent most of her life in the Rockdale and Thorndale area.

She attended school at Aycock in Rockdale and graduated from Thorndale High School.

Rev. Williams received her LV N from Temple College in Temple.

She worked for 20 years as an LVN at Manor Oaks Nursing Home and she was pastor at Bethel AME Church in Cameron.

Rev. Williams was preceded in death by her parents; eight brothers, Marvin, Alvin, Milton, Curt Jr., Willie, Robert Louis, Lonnie and David Mitchell; and a sister, Daisy Mitchell.

Survivors are her husband, Edwin Williams of Rockdale; two sons, Byron Wallace of Austin, Brandon Wallace of Houston; a granddaughter, Jordyn Wallace; three brothers, Melvin Mitchell of Dallas, Calvin Mitchell of Thorndale, Louis Ray Mitchell of Rockdale; and a sister, Freddie Jones of Rockdale.

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