Gilbert Wayne Williams

September 8, 2011


Mr. Gilbert Wayne Williams age 78 of Ahoskie died Thursday, September 8, 2011 at his home. He was born February 7, 1933 in Pasquotank Co. to the late Butler Williams and Delma Armstrong Williams.

He was an Air Force veteran serving in the Korean Conflict, a member of Earlys Baptist Church, retired from the NCDOT and Tour Bus driving and was a member of the Davie Masonic Lodge #39.

A Celebration of Life service will be held Sunday, September 11, 2011 at 2:00 PM at Garrett-Jones Funeral Home in Ahoskie. Burial will follow in Highland Memorial Gardens. Rev. Charles Lockwood will officiate.

Left to cherish his memory is his wife Gloria J. Williams of the home, his daughter Susan Lynne Williams of Ahoskie, and a brother Harvey Williams of Edenton.

He was preceded in death by his first wife Jean Cobb Williams and a sister Shirley Harrell.

The family will receive friends Saturday evening from 7:00 to 8:30 PM at Garrett-Jones Funeral Home in Ahoskie and other times at the home.

Memorials can be made to PAWS of Hertford County, P.O. Box 153 Murfreesboro, NC 27855 or to The Masonic Home for Children at Oxford, 600 College St., Oxford, NC, 27565.

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Garrett-Jones Funeral Home in Ahoskie is serving the Williams family.

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Del Glasgow
12 years ago

To Lynn & gloria & Uncle Harvey, I feel your pain of loss and I am so sorry I could not be there to help celebrate Uncle Gilbert’s life with you. Circumstances would not allow for me to be there. Please know I loved him with all my heart and losing him and my mother so close together is tearing me apart. I widsh I could be there to confort you; just know you are in my prayers and if there is anything I can do to help you in any way, please let me know and I will do my best to fulfill that need.I love you guys so much and will miss Uncle Gilbert and my mom the rest of my life. Life just doesn’t seem fair sometimes….We just deal with in our own ways and try to continue to live our lives they way we know they would want us to. Love you, Love Uncle Gilbert, and miss you all very much….Del

Angela Harmon
12 years ago

Hey Lynn;

I am so sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. My mom passed June 24th so I know the pain and difficulties you are going through. My phone number is 704-535-3887. Dad told me of your Dad’s passing. His number is 252-332-2965. Know you are in our thoughts and that we have the fondest memories of him and your family. Lovingly, Angela and Raleigh Harmon

frances simmons
12 years ago

mrs williams, so sorry to hear of mr wiliams passing. i only knew him from the hospital, of course, but he was always so easy to care for. even the time we couldn’t find an iv site. hold on to your memories. they will help to sustain you.

Bunny Brady
12 years ago

Gloria, Wish I could be there but my thoughts and prayers will be with you.

Cast your cares on the Lord and he will sustain you. Psalm 55:22

See you christmas, Bunny

Joe Morris
12 years ago


I am sorry to hear about your loss and I just wanted to let you know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.


Joe Morris