Age 94, Elkton, Va.
Kathleen Naomi McAlister Williams, 94, passed away on May 28, 2022 at Sunnyside Health Care after a two-month decline in her health. Kathleen lived independently on her farmette in Elkton for 69 years. Her grandchildren have fond memories of spending time with grandma and granddad on Sunday afternoon playing with their cousins and eating Sunday dinner together.
She was born to the late Charles McAlister and Lottie Lee Comer in Comertown, Page County on August 19, 1927.
She was predeceased by her husband, Stuart Williams, who she married on September 19, 1953. They enjoyed music events and dancing.
Kathleen worked at Blue Bell Wrangler plant as a seamstress in Shenandoah and Elkton, where she made life-long friends. In 2006, she joined the Elkton Community Center where she exercised and fellowshipped with the patrons.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a son Kenny Williams; grandson Eric Williams; step-daughters Joyce Morris and Jean Miller; brothers Lynwood, Edward (Big Mac), Freddie and Russ McAlister; sisters Helen May, Lucille Foltz, Betty McDaniel. She is survived by daughters Carolyn Frank of Harrisonburg and Mary Robinson of Elkton; son Ashby Williams of Elkton; step-daughters Shirley Morris of Elkton and Stella Turner of Shenandoah; step-son Ray Williams of Elkton; sister Jean Clary of Shenandoah; numerous grandchildren, step-grandchildren, great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews, and special caregivers, Deb Smith and Vicki Harman.
The family will receive friends at the Kyger Funeral Home in Harrisonburg from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 31, 2022. A service in honor of Kathleen will be held 2 p.m. on Wednesday June 1, 2022 at Kyger Funeral Home in Harrisonburg with Pastor Jim Kite officiating. Interment will follow the service at Eastlawn Memorial Gardens.
Memorial gifts may be made to Elkton Area United Services, P.O. Box 383, Elkton, Va. 22827.