YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m., on Saturday, October 29 at the F.D. Mason Memorial Funeral Home, Inc., for Mrs. Joe Ann Williams, 63, who departed this life on Wednesday, October 19, 2016, at her residence.
Mrs. Williams was born January 27, 1952, in Youngstown, a daughter of Willie Hardy and Eleanor Coston.
She was a caregiver for Colonial Manor, a member of the Elizabeth Baptist Church and an Eastern Star.
She leaves her husband, Alfred Williams, Jr., whom she married Otober 10, 1996; two daughters, Loraine D. McKinnon and Debra (David Williams) Hickson, all of Youngstown; two sons, Leslie M. Hickson of Marion and Richard D. (Diane Wainwright) Hickson of Youngstown; two stepdaughters, Tiffany Jennings of Youngstown and Kendall Hickson of Melea of Toledo; 17 grandchildren, including Jauwan Field, whom she reared; 14 great-grandchildren, including Jalon Stanford, whom she reared; special friends, Cassie Workman and Diane Oliver and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Friends may call from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 29 at the F.D. Mason Memorial Funeral Home, Inc. prior to the service.
A television tribute will air Friday, October 28 at the following approximate times:
6:41 a.m. WYTV, 8:41 a.m. MyYTV, 9:58 a.m. on FOX, 12:25 p.m. WKBN, 6:58 p.m. on MyYTV and 10:37 p.m. FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.