Ida Valentine Williams

Sunday, October 29, 1944 - Wednesday, October 7, 2015

In God's Care

Photo of Ida Valentine Williams  - 1944-2015

Canton- Ida Valentine Williams, age 70, of Rocky Branch Road, entered into her Heavenly home on Wednesday, October 7, 2015.

Mrs. Williams was born October 29, 1944 in Newport, Tennessee to the late Milburn A. Valentine and the late Maggie Lorene Baker Valentine. She had resided most of her life in Haywood County and was a devoted homemaker and a loving mother and grandmother. Ida loved the mountains where she lived, spending time outdoors and growing her beautiful flowers. She was indeed a wonderful cook and always prepared many delicious dishes that were favorites of all the family. Ida so deeply loved her family and her precious grandchildren and great-grandchildren were the love of her life.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, David “D. L.” Lewis Williams who passed away in 2013; a son, Doug Williams; two sisters and two brothers.

Left to cherish her memory are her daughter, Debbie Parris and Rick Higdon of Waynesville; her sons, David Williams of Canton, Donnie Williams and his wife, Kim Williams of Canton; Dee Williams and his wife, Laura Williams of Canton; six grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren and her sisters, Glenna, Ruthie and Vella.

A gathering of family and friends to celebrate the life of Mrs. Williams will be held at 3:00 pm Sunday, October 11, 2015 at Crawford / Ray Funeral Home and Cremation Service.

Crawford / Ray Funeral Home and Cremation Service is honored to be caring for the Williams family.

Condolences from family and friends

To David, Debbie, Donnie and Baby Dee - I am so sorry for your loss - I know how it feels and I am praying for you all. I know that hearing the words just isnt enough at this time. May the Peace of Our Lord and His Great Mercy be yours . Please know thatI loved Aunt Ida and will miss her deeply. I will see you all Sunday - God Bless - Love you all too!
Sherry Turner