St. John 14:1-6
1 Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me. 2 In my Father's house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. 3 And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be also. 4 And whither I go ye know, and the way ye know. 5 Thomas saith unto him, Lord, we know not whither thou goest; and how can we know the way? 6 Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.
Katherine Williams, 83, the fifth of six daughters, was born January 3, 1938 in Mount Vernon, Texas to the late Tom and Rebecca Mitchell.
She grew up and received her formal education in the Mount Vernon Public School system. Katherine Williams worked 42 years as a Nurse Assistant at Saint Joseph Hospital in South Bend, Indiana.
Katherine met and married Jimmy Lee Williams of Mount Pleasant, Texas and from this union four precious children were born whom she loved and cherished dearly: Deloras, Kimora, Vickie, and Debra.
Sister Katherine Williams was saved and sanctified and filled with the gift of the Holy Ghost. After relocating to South Bend, Indiana, Sister Williams joined Christ Temple Church of God in Christ under the leadership of Superintendent E. A. McNeely and worked diligently in the church serving in many local, district, and jurisdictional capacities, which included: Home & Foreign Mission, Usher Board President, and Sunday School Hospitality Coordinator.
Sister Katherine Williams was a devoted and loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend.
On Wednesday, January 6, 2021 Sister Katherine Williams departed this life for her heavenly home. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jimmie Lee Williams; both parents, Tom and Rebecca Mitchell; four sisters: Lucille (T.A Dunlap), Ruth (J.D.) Holland, Betty (George) Chism, Margie (Ervin) Baker; and her son-in–law, John Orr.
She leaves to cherish her memory four daughters: Deloras Orr, Kimora Flemming, Vickie (Martin) Baker, Debra Williams; seven grandchildren: Angela (Antonio) Buckley, Marcell Strong, Tsungiririai Jones, Martin Baker, Marques Harris, Cornelia Baker and Alarria Jones; great-grandchildren: Kennedy Strong, Ethan Strong, Morgan Strong, Tialeah Bailey, and Carson Harris; one sister, Mary McKinney; along with a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, friends, and the Christ Temple Church Family.
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