Williamson, Ida Beatrice (Fyffe)

Wednesday, January 09, 2013

Ida Beatrice Williamson, age 89, of Fyffe, Alabama, died on Tuesday, January 8,2013 at her residence.

Mrs. Williamson was born July 29, 1923 in Fort Payne, Ala., the daughter of the late Dick Logan Childers and Effie Marshall Childers. She was retired from Oakview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Mrs. Williamson attended Second Baptist Church of Gaylesville and she was a member of Faith Temple. 

Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Luther“Slim” Williamson; sisters, Nell Cook and Odessa Hensley; and brothers,Donald Childers and Alton “Sambo” Childers Mrs. Williamson loved cooking, sewing, working outdoors and gardening.

Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Lorene and Harold Cordell; son, Terry Raymond Williamson; honorary son, Bobby Shaver; five grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; five great great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. EST on Friday, Jan. 11, in the Mason Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Fred Bullard and Reverend Mickey Skates officiating. Burial will follow in West Hill Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Andy Ray, Marcus Shell, Ethan Ray, Ricky Bullard, Kelsey Ray, and Terry Williamson. Honorary pallbearer is Troy Bullard.

Mrs. Williamson will be in state at Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends from noon EST until the service hour on Friday. 


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