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Gertrude Williams

Gertrude Williams

Sunday, July 4th, 1943 Tuesday, August 13th, 2019

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Obituary for Gertrude Williams

Ms. Gertrude Rhodes Williams affectionately known as “Granny or Mama” was born in Walterboro, South Carolina on July 4, 1943, to the late Joseph E. Rhodes and Olivia Manigo Rhodes. She attended schools in Walterboro, South Carolina and received her education at Colleton County High School, Mather Junior College and Jones College in 1980. Gertrude later met and married Mr. Jack John Williams, Sr., in Jacksonville, Florida on December 21, 1990.

Gertrude was a woman who loved life and her family, everyone she came in contact with was effected by her loving and caring nature. She was always willing to give a helping had to those who were in need. Gertrude did not look down on anyone and would feed anybody who came into her home.

Gertrude departed this life on August 13, 2019. She was preceded in death by her parents, Mr. Joseph and Olivia Rhodes; husband, Jack John Williams, Sr.; brothers, Silas, Bobby and Roy Rhodes; sisters, Willie Olivia Scott and Lou Eva Washington.

Gertrude leaves to cherish her memory: loving and devoted children, Ivory J. Rhodes, Jacqueline A. Rhodes, Darrell L. Rhodes, Theresa R. Johnson (Van) and Mervin G. Rhodes; grandchildren, Denine Herrmann, Parrish Ponder, Sateria Ponder, Malik Pelsey, Candyce Johnson, Cameron Johnson, Darielle Rhodes, Caytlin Johnson, Princess-Zoe’ Jackson; great-grandchildren, Alicia Deal, Kendall Ponder, Ian Garner, Gabriel Finkton, and Xavier Herrmann; sisters, Josie Ford, Rose Singleton (John) and Carrie Washington (Cleaster); extended children, James Williams of Jackson, TN, Jack J. Williams Jr., (Evonne), Johnny Ellion (Gwen) and Clarissa Williams; children she raised, Shaquille Williams and Emmanuel Bell; a devoted cousin, Betty Coward Rhodes and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Gertrude Williams passed away Tuesday, August 13th, 2019. Arrangements in Care of: Funerals by T.S. Warden, 904-765-1234

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, August 23rd, 2019 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Funerals By T. S. Warden
    4315 North Main Street
    Jacksonville, FL
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    Friday, August 23rd, 2019
    5:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Service

    Saturday, August 24th, 2019 | 1:30pm
    Samuel C. Rogers Jr. Memorial Chapel
    4315 N. Main Street
    JACKSONVILLE, FL
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    Saturday, August 24th, 2019
    1:30pm
  • Interment

    Saturday, August 24th, 2019 |
    Restlawn Cemeteries
    2600 Ribault Scenic Drive
    JACKSONVILLE, FL
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    Saturday, August 24th, 2019

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Dee C

My deepest sorrows to all the family and friends for their loss. You will miss Gertrude but you will see her again according to Acts 24:15 and John 5:28,29. May all keep your memories in your hearts.
Comment | Posted at 07:22am via Condolence
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Monique Washington-Rose

Aunt Gert you are truly " Walking Around Heaven All Day" complete with both legs, no more pain, and no dialysis! You caught that glimpse of glory and heard your name being called. You are reunited with your parents, brothers, sisters, amongst other family members and loved ones you missed so much. I will indeed miss your smile and calm spirit. I am so glad the last words you actually heard me say to you was the I LOVE YOU! Rest In Heaven until we meet again.
Your Niece,
Mrs. Monique S. Washington-Rose
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D. Williams

I am deeply saddened by Gertrude's death. I hope that you are comforted knowing that she is no longer suffering for she is now conscious of nothing at all. Soon she will awake from her deep sleep. Then she will enjoy the prospect of never getting sick again, never growing old again, and never dying also. This life is possible for all of us for God cannot lie! My prayer is that we all choose to enjoy this endless life under perfect conditions!
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