Eddie Mae Williams was born on October 16, 1924 in McClelland, Little Rock, Arkansas to Dewitt and Bertha Carroll Lee.
She married Nelson Williams Jr., in Little Rock, Arkansas in the 1940s. The couple started a family and soon after marrying, relocated to Kansas City, Kansas.
Eddie Mae Williams accepted the Lord at a young age. She joined Eighth Street Baptist Church in 1954, where she became a faithful member, serving on the Usher Board Ministry, Missions Ministry, Sunday School and in the church’s culinary department.
Eddie Mae was a well know beautician in Kansas City, Kansas, retiring in her late 70s.
She enjoyed traveling, daily walks in her neighborhood, reading the Bible and Sunday School lessons, crossword puzzles and spending time with her family and siblings! She spent her last several years with her caregiver/granddaughter, LaTosha Williams Sanders, grandson in law, Raymond and daughter, Rosalyn Napoleon.
Eddie Mae departed this life on Wednesday, July 20, 2022. She was preceded in death by her parents, Dewitt and Bertha Lee; husband, Nelson Williams Jr.; two sons, David Williams (infancy), and Charles Lewis; two grandsons, Michael "Precious" Washington, and Antonio "Tony" Gant; two sons in- law, Alvin Napoleon, and Maurice Carter Sr.; and brothers, Dewitt Lee Jr., James Lee, Robert Lee, Marion Lee, Freddie Lee and QT Lee.
Eddie Mae leaves to cherish her memory her children, Lawrence Williams, Doris Jones, Alton Williams, Debbie Carter, Rosalyn Napoleon, Gail Jackson (Brian "Judge"); sisters, Eunice Mathis, and Darlene Wayne; brothers, William Lee, Mozell (Loretta) Lee, and Frankie (Dorothy) Jackson. and and a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, special nieces, and nephews, other family, and friends.
Saturday, July 30, 2022
10:00 - 11:00am (Central time)
Eighth Street Baptist Church
Services for Ms. Eddie Mae Williams will begin promptly at 11 A.M. Saturday July 30, 2022 at 8th Street Baptist Church located at 1420 N. 8th St., Kansas City, Kansas 66101. Burial will be at Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery in Kansas City, Kansas.