Rudolph Williams, Sr. (May 1, 1934 - January 29, 2014)
Mr. Rudolph Williams, 80 of 106 Locksley Drive widower of Mary Louise Williams passed on January 29, 2014 at his home. He was born in Rocky Mount, NC May 1, 1934 a son of the late James Parris and Magnolia Parris and reared in the home of Arthur and Flossie Williams. He was a retired Baker at Baked to Perfection in Long Island, NY. He was a retired Sgt. in the United States Marines and was a member of Grace Community Church where he served as Deacon. He was preceded in death by a sister, Ruby Mae Parris; also by his sister and brother in law, Thomas and Carrie Ricks. Surviving are two sons, Rudolph Williams, Jr. of Greenwood and George Baxter of Brooklyn, NY; one daughter, Jacqueline Battle of Rocky Mount, NC; four god children, Crystal, Sharon and Cora Ferguson of Astoria, NY and Jay Porter of Chicago, Ill.; three grandchildren, Nayati Smith of Knightdale , NC, Jarrett Baxter of Brooklyn NY and Harrison Baxter of Rhode Island; four great grandchildren ; one aunt, Mable Martin of Tampa, Florida, four special friends, Ms. Carrie Baker of Aiken, SC , Leroy Holloway of Greenwood, SC , William Gibbs of Great Neck, NY, Howard Earl of Columbia, NC and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at 1PM at Grace Community Church with Pastor Rod Schultz officiating. Burial will be in Evening Star Cemetery. The body will be placed in the church at noon. Pallbearers and Flower bearers will be friends of the family.