Age 99, Washington, D.C.
Thelma Blainde Williams, 99, formerly of Blainesville Road in Luray, Va., died Thursday, October 8, 2020 at her home in Washington, D.C.
She was born on Wednesday, August 17, 1921, in Edgefield, S.C., daughter of the late Arthur and Rose Bell (Collins) Williams.
Thelma retired from the federal government after 20 years as a custodian, and she was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star in Washington, D.C.
She is survived by a daughter, Doris (Williams) Smith of Fort Washington, Md., and she raised two nieces, Barbara J. McEubanks of District Heights, Md. and Sharon Hill of Washington, D.C., and has one grandchild and one great-grandchild.
A wake will be held at the Blainesville Mt. Carmel Baptist, Luray Va., on Saturday, October 17, 2020 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., with funeral service at 11 a.m.
She will be laid to rest beside her fiance Sylvester Good at the Blainesville Cemetery, in Luray, Va.
She was also preceded in death by fiance, Sylvester Edward Good; niece who she raised, Caroline Broadus; four brothers, Melvin Williams, John B. Williams, Purvis Williams and Thurmon Williams; four sisters, Ella Mae Wright, Parie Lee Lott, Verda Crowder and Dorothy Williams; and one grandchild.