CLARICE CRAIG BUNTING WILLIAMS
Clarice Craig Bunting Williams, 97, of Hayes, Va., passed away peacefully in her home on Jan. 4, 2013, surrounded by her loving children and family members.
She was a lifelong member of Union Baptist Church of Achilles, Va., and was the church’s oldest member.
She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who frequently expressed her gratitude for the blessings of a wonderful childhood, a happy married life, and a satisfying retirement.
Mrs. Williams was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 54 years, Stanley E. Williams; her parents, Solomon Dixie and Margaret Rowe Bunting, and daughter, Betty C. Valentine.
She is survived by daughter, Carolyn Craig W. Starnes and husband John; son, Edward Hamilton Williams and wife Lucy, and son, Jon Douglas Williams and fiancée Mary Lou Skinner; son-in-law, Gary Wayne Barncord; grandchildren, Dr. B. Alden Starnes and wife Mary, Amy W. Boykin and husband Mark, Sarah W. Haywood and husband Douglas, and Michael Todd Barncord and wife Samantha; five great- grandchildren; numerous nephews and nieces, and special foster daughter, Jennileigh Wilhelm.
The family received friends Sunday, Jan. 6 at the funeral home from 7-8 p.m. A service to celebrate her life was held at Union Baptist Church, Achilles, Monday, Jan. 7 at 2 p.m., conducted by Pastor Richard Whiteheart, with burial in Gloucester Point Memorial Cemetery.
Arrangements by Hogg Funeral Home and Crematory, Gloucester Point.