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Dorcas W. Williams


Sunrise: August 15, 1927

Sunset: November 22, 2018

Dorcas Winborne Williams peacefully passed on November 22, 2018, after a lengthy illness. Dorcas, lovingly known as “Aunt Don,” “Ma Puddin,” and “Big Up,” was the youngest of five children born in Gatesville, NC. She was the daughter of Benjamin and Ovene Winborne. At an early age, her mother relocated to Norfolk, VA. Dorcas was employed as a Food Service Supervisor at Oceana Naval Base. She retired after over 30 years of service.

Dorcas enjoyed reminiscing about her childhood and spending time with her family. Her favorite TV shows were: Wresting, Family Feud, and Walker, Texas Ranger.

She was predeceased by her parents; her husband, Alfred B. Williams, Jr.: her siblings, Leon, David, and Bennie Winborne, Nana L. Townes, and Theresa Amaker; and one great granddaughter, Allyson Spellman.

Dorcas leaves to cherish her memory, three daughters; Joy Slight, Shelby Rozzell, and Josette Sarden; four grandchildren: Sharvel Spellman (Bernard), Delicia Boakye (Victor), Bryan Hurdle (Candace), and Steve Rozzell; seven great grandchildren, Ashley, Alexis, Tiyonna, Xzavia, Jaylen, Morgan, and Victoria; one great-great grandchild: Kaiden; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Dorcas’s presence is irreplaceable, and she will truly be missed.

Viewing Tuesday, November 27, 2018 Metropolitan Funeral Service 120 W. Berkley Avenue Norfolk, VA 23523 Service Wednesday, November 28, 2018 11:00am First Baptist Church South Hill 3633 Galberry Road Chesapeake, VA 23323 Interment Albert G. Horton Veteran's Cemetery 5310 Milners Road Suffolk, VA 23434

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    Elder Tracy Johnson Mitchell and Pastor Helen Johnson says

    Josette and Family
    Sorry to hear of the passing of our beloved mother.My prayers are with you and the family during this time of sorrow. Just be reminded that earth has no sorrow that heaven cannot heal . May God bless you and the family and wrap you in his loving arms.

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    Deli says

    Sincere condolences to your family. We look forward to the time when sickness pain and death will be no more, Revelation 21:4

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