Williams, Elizabeth Stanley

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Elizabeth Lucille “Eiv” Williams, 70, of Copper Hill, VA – loving wife, mother, grandmother, mother-in-law, sister, sister-in-law, and friend – died peacefully Thursday, October 15, 2020 at home with her family after a courageous battle with Alzheimer’s.

She was born October 24, 1949 in Dickenson County, VA, the daughter of the late Oakley and Myrtle Stanley. She graduated from Ervinton High School. After working in the home raising her two boys, she retired from the Floyd County High School Library, she cherished her time there where she met and helped so many wonderful students. She was a dedicated member of Copper Hill Church of the Brethren. She loved spending time with her family, friends, and grandchildren, flatfooting, cooking, and canning.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by siblings Bob Stanley, Bernie Stanley, Clyde Stanley, Susie Robinson and Jean Phillips.

Survivors are her loving husband of 51 years, Ben Williams; sons, Jason Williams and wife Emily of Troutville, VA and Benson Williams and wife Nina of Copper Hill, VA; grandchildren, Sophie Williams, Isaac Williams, Brooke Williams, and Nathan Williams; sisters Jewell Leckliter and husband Ed; Brenda Stanley Marlow and Husband George; brothers, Ned Stanley; Connie Stanley and wife Pat; Don Stanley and wife, Judy; and Charlie Stanley and wife Joyce; sister-in-law, Bonnie Stanley; and brother-in-law Charlie Williams and wife JoAnn; many cousins, nieces, and nephews and special friends.

The family would like to offer special thanks to loving caregivers Sheena Hale and JoAnn Williams as well as Good Samaritan Hospice and their wonderful staff, including Angie Sutphin, Shannon Roop, and Brooke Priest for their compassionate care.

The memorial service for Elizabeth will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, October 24, 2020, at Copper Hill Church of the Brethren with Rev. Sue Morris officiating. Seating capacity will be limited, and masks required for those attending in person. Those not comfortable attending in person may listen to the service in the Church parking lot via FM station 101.5.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Copper Hill Church of the Brethren Food Bank or Good Samaritan Hospice.