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Deanna Gene Thompson Williams, 77, of Salisbury, passed away on Thursday, December 8, 2022 at her home.
She was born April 20, 1945 in Salisbury, NC to the late Robert Thompson and Georgianna Davis Thompson. She attended Rowan-Cabarrus Community College and worked as a certified nursing assistant. She was president of the Mothers With Twins group and volunteered with Meals on Wheels. Deanna was a member of Franklin Baptist Church in Salisbury. She was known for always wanting to help others and enjoyed caring for her animals, but her greatest joy were her grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, Deanna was preceded in death by grandson, Jacob Williams.
Deanna is survived by her husband of 59 years, Carl Houston Williams; son, Brian Williams (Kim) of Salisbury; twins, Joel Williams (Leigh-Ann) of Salisbury, and Stacy Williams of Rockwell; grandchildren, Courtney, Sawyer, Tyler, Sydney, Katelyn, Madisen, and Regan; great-grandchildren, Emery, Brayleigh, and Lincoln; siblings, Kent Thompson and Judy Cobb; and beloved pets Ginger, Tater and Dexter.
There will be a private memorial service held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Faithful Friends Animal Sanctuary, 220 Grace Church Rd, Salisbury, NC 28147.
Carolina Cremation is assisting the Williams family. Online condolences may be made at www.carolinacremation.com.
Sherri Snider says
Houston, Brian, Joel & Stacy,
I’m sorry to hear of Deanna’s passing. I have memories from my childhood that I will carry with me for my lifetime. May God bless you in the days ahead with comfort and peace. Know that she is with our Lord & Savior with no more sickness. John 16:22
Many Blessings & Love,
Tara Wyrick Jones says
Houston, Joel and family, you are all in my thoughts and prayers. She was a beautiful, precious lady and I was blessed to have known her.
Starr Davis says
Deanna gave added dimension to our world. One of my later memories of Deanna was of her newly born twins on Beulah’s bed… such blessing and wonder of Life. May my cousin rest in peace. Love and sympathy to all the family from Germany.
Brenda Brady Bost says
Many memories at Franklin Baptist Church. May God grant you peace.
Eleanor Potts says
Houston so very sorry for your loss, remembering you and your family in my prayers. Eleanor Potts