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Pernella Williams

Thursday, July 19, 2007

BERTRAND -- Pernella Williams, 91, formerly of Wyatt, died July 15, 2007, at the Bertrand Nursing Facility.

Born May 20, 1916, in Pine Bluff, Ark., daughter of the late Joe and Celia Reams, she had lived in Missouri for over 60 years and was a member of the Holly Grove Baptist Church in Wyatt and the Eastern Star.

Survivors include: two daughters, Dorothy Foster of Detroit and Johnella Johnson of Kansas City, Mo.; a niece whom she raised, Fannie Foster of Kansas City; and 16 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

Visitation is scheduled from 6-7 p.m. Sunday and from 11 a.m. until time for services at noon Monday at the Williams Funeral Home in Charleston. The Rev. Luther Lawrence will officiate.

Burial will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery near Charleston.