Wilma N. Williams
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Wilma N. Williams
  • February 21, 1920 - December 24, 2017
  • Conroe, Texas

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Wilma Nell Powell Williams passed away December 24, 2017 in Conroe, Texas at the age of 97. Wilma was born in Bertram, Texas on February 21, 1920 to Johh Louis Powell and Bertie Tanksley Powell. She graduated from Bertram High School in 1938. Wilma had a passion for teaching children. She never broke her faith in God and His plan was unwavering. She always found the positive.

Wilma and Aubrey (Al) Lynn Williams married on May 4, 1940 in Austin, Texas. They were married almost 60 years. They resided many years in Corpus Christi, Texas before Al passed away March of 2000. Al was a barber in Corpus for many years. They were members of Morgan Avenue Baptist Church. In 2005 Wilma relocated to Conroe, Texas to be nearer to her daughter and son-in-law. Wilma was a member of River Pointe Baptist Church in Conroe for 12 years.

Wilma is survived by her daughter, Janell (Jan) Williams Long and son-in-law Bobby Charles Long of Montgomery, Texas; grandson, Charles (Charlie) Alan Long (Melissa Williams Long) of Allen, Texas; great-grandchildren: Connor Carlyle and Brett Doke of Tyler, Texas, Jacob, Samantha, Sarah, and Zachary Long of Allen, Texas.
Wilma was preceded in death by her parents, husband Al, and granddaughter, Shara Long Carlyle.


A Memorial Service was held January 2, 2018 in Conroe, Texas at River Pointe Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Heath Powers.
Interment was held January 9, 2018 in Corpus Christi, Texas at Memory Gardens Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to River Pointe Baptist Church, 700 Gladstell Street, Conroe, Texas. 77304.


Arrangements under the direction of Memory Gardens Funeral Home, Corpus Christi, TX.