Williams, Irene Reeves

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amem_hummingbird.jpgIrene Reeves Williams, 85, of Pulaski, Va. died on Thursday morning, September 13, 2007 in the Pulaski Retirement Center.

She was born in North Wilkesboro, N.C. on July 4, 1922 to the late Rev. Issac Martin Reeves and Florence Wyatt Reeves. She was also preceded in death by an infant sister, Edna and by a brother, Herman Reeves.

Surviving are her husband of 60 years, Wilbur Marvin Williams of Pulaski; daughters and son-in-law, Brenda and Jeff Phillips of Pulaski and Melinda Williams of Pulaski; son and daughterin-law, Gary and Debbie Williams of Pulaski; grandchildren, Travis Williams and fiance, Ashley Cox, of Pulaski, Nicholas and Jessie Phillips of Dublin, Shaun Phillips and fiance, Bonnie Fish, of Radford, Ghislaine and Jim Cady, of Roanoke, Woody and Liz Phillips of Gainesville, Angie Semones of Knoxville, Tenn., and Shellie and Jimmy MacKenzie of Mechanicsville; 12 great-grandchildren; brother and sister-in-law, Gwynn and Margaret Reeves of Castlehayne, N.C.; sisters-in-law, Lucille Jones of Martinsville, Mary Parcell of Martinsville, and Frances Hayden of Sarasota, Fla.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

There will be a visitation at Stevens Funeral Home on Friday, September 14, 2007 where the family will receive friends from 7 until 9 p.m. There will be a visitation on Saturday, September 15, 2007 at Roselawn Funeral Home, Martinsville, where the family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, September 16, 2007 at 3 p.m. from the Fort Trial Baptist Church, Bassett, Va. with Dr. Joey McNeill and the Rev. Jim Linkous officiating. Entombment will follow in the Roselawn Mausoleum, Martinsville. Arrangements by Stevens Funeral Home, Pulaski and by Roselawn Funeral Home, Martinsville.