Edward McKinley Williams

Edward McKinley Williams, 69, of 178 Aden Street, Spartanburg, SC, passed away Sunday, January 30th, in his home.

Husband of Dorothy Reid Williams, he was born in Washington, D.C. and was a son of the late George and Georgianna Davis Williams.

He was a member of Pine Grove Baptist Church, Blacksburg, SC where he served as a Deacon and Head Minister of Music for 36 yrs.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by: his first wife, Betty Miller Williams, three siblings, The Reverend Van C. Williams, Willie Williams Greene and Amelia Williams Mooring.

He leaves to cherish loving memories: his wife, Dorothy, of the home; his children, Jarvis Williams, Timothy Reid (Delisah), Rebecca Williams, Lydia Williams, Naomee Williams, Latoya McNeil (Joshua), all of Spartanburg, SC, Elizabeth Lindsay (Reginald), of Gaffney, SC, Darrick Williams (Kelly), of Columbia, SC, and Hosea Williams (Tegareoul), of Cowpens, SC; his siblings, George Williams (Spurgeon), and Larry Williams (Mary), both of Washington, DC, Stanley Williams, of Gaffney, SC; sister-in-law, Geneva Williams, of Gaffney; brother-in-law, Johnny Greene, of Spartanburg; god-child, Mahviesha Dowdell, of Gaffney, SC;15 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, other relatives, and friends

A Memorial Service will be Saturday, 1:00 p.m., at Pine Grove Baptist Church in Blacksburg with the pastor, The Reverend Jermaine Greene, officiating.