Betty Jean Quimby Williams was born November 23,1938 to Bessie Alberta Quimby and Richard James. On January 1, 2019 she passed away peacefully at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital. She started her Christian journey at an early age. She joined the Saint James Baptist Church and sang around in the Community Churches with her late brother, aunt and cousins. Later years she married and moved to Camilla and continued her journey and worked faithfully at Union Baptist Church. Years later she reunited back with her family at Saint James Baptist Church and worked faithfully and sang in the choir. When her health began to fail her, her daughter took
her to Mt. Calvary with them. She continued to sing and serve the Lord with until her health completely failed her.
She attended Dent Reynold and Old Rockdale School in Mitchell County. Betty profession was taking care of the sick. She worked thirty-four and a half years at Mitchell Co. Hospital and Phoebe Putney Hospital.
Betty was affectionally known for her singing and traveling. When it came to either one of them she was ready. We named her “Ready Betty”.
Betty was joined in Holy Matrimony with Redrick Williams Sr. on March 5, 1958 and remained devoted to her marriage until the Lord called Redick home in 1995. Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her son Charles Douglas Quimby, her daughter Valeria
Williams,her brother Willie Ruth Callaway, Brunette Hunt, Doris Morman, Jerry Quimby, Diane James, and Frances Smith.
Betty leaves to cherish her precious memories, Daughters Sharon Quimby of Albany, Ga., Donna D.(Kenneth) Robinson of Camilla, Ga. Sons Reginald A (Dolphine) Williams Sr. of Camilla, Ga., Alex K. Williams Sr. of Albany, Ga. Joe M. Williams Sr. of Pelham, Ga., Redrick (Phyllis)Williams Jr. of Albany, Ga., Joseph(Carolyn) Williams of Sylvester, Ga. Sisters Eunice McQueen, Lucy James, Pamela(Willie) Dixon, Jackie Price, Annie(Darryl) Jackson of Albany, Ga, Mary Ingram of Atlanta, Ga. Gwendolyn(Plee) Smith of Philidephia, Cathy Shaw of California, Heluisha(Mel) Denning of Alaska, Rhonda(Leonard) Hodge of North Carolina. Brothers Johnny(Marie) Quimby of Minnesota, Morris L. Quimby of Montana, Rev. Howard K.(Rosa) James Sr., Robert(Margaret) James of Albany, Ga. Larry(Glenda) James of Canada, Harold James of Philidephia. Sister-in-law Frankie Quimby, Ulla Quimby, Vera James, Mattie C. Martin and Alyse Snell. Brother-in-law Charles Hopkins of Miami. Grand children, great-grand children, God daughter Erica Minatee, special neice Tiffany Worthey, special little playmates Tom, ZZ, Chris, Corey, Carter. Special friends Muriel, Clara, Kim, Lucy, Randy, Junebug and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Saturday, January 12, 2019
Starts at 2:00pm (Eastern time)
New Saint James Missionary Baptist Church