Thelma Louise Williams
Thelma Louise Williams
  • May 10, 1928 - September 25, 2017
  • Bakersfield, California

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Thelma was born March 10, 1928 in Fresno, CA. She met her husband, Harold Williams through church activities. They married in 1950 at the Gospel Gleaners church, now known as Niles Assembly of God They started their new lives together at the Oildale Assembly of God church, where Harold attended. Together they worked in various ministries, but Sunday School was where they devoted most of their time.

After several years, they started attending First Assembly of God church. Her husband, Harold, passed away after 53 years of marriage. Thelma continued teaching Sunday School until she retired in 2016. Besides teaching Sunday School, she enjoyed the activities of Women's Ministries, working in the church office, and teaching Chapel at Stockdale Christian School. Her love for the Lord resulted in intense studying and teaching of the Bible to all generations.
Thelma received numerous achievement awards for her excellence in teaching for 70 years. Her favorite awards came from Dr. George O. Wood, General Superintendent of the Assemblies of God organization and from First Assembly of God church.
She loved people and loved having parties and get-togethers. Her motto was "If there are two or more people together, then let's have a party". Her love of chocolate resulted in many memorabilia collections and gag gifts. She enjoyed having fun.

Thelma was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Harold Williams, her parents, Jack & Thelma Silkwood, her brother, James Silkwood, and her sister, Jeanette Taussig. She left behind three children: Lynn and her husband Don Williams, Duane and his wife Katy Williams, and Gail and her husband Paul Wozniak. Her grandchildren: Jamie Williams, Alene Williams, Brooke & Brad Antonioni, Trevor and Monique Williams, Conrad Wozniak, Jordan & Tayah Wozniak, and Chelsea Wozniak. Her great- grandchildren: Reagan Antonioni and Reese Antonioni. Thelma was not only loved by her family, but by her many friends.

"I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith". 2 Timothy 4:7
See you soon, mom!
A Celebration of Life service for Thelma Louise Williams, will be held on Monday, October 2, 10:00am at First Assembly of God Church, 4901 California Ave, Bakersfield, CA with lunch following.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her name to Stockdale Christian School 4901 California Ave Bakersfield, CA 93309

Arrangements under the direction of Mish Funeral Home, Bakersfield, CA.