Obituary for Maymie Williams (Carter)
Maymie Joel “Jo” Williams, age 86, passed away Monday, October 9, 2017 at Northside Cherokee Hospital, in Canton, GA. She was born on January 1, 1931 in Toombs County, GA, and graduated from Toombs Central, Class of 1949. She attended GA Southern University. She had resided in Jesup, Waycross, Manchester, Marietta, Douglasville, & Canton, GA through the years. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, John Percy Williams, her parents, James S. Carter, Sr. and Lizzie Youmans Carter, sisters, Eloise Carter Dees & Sarah Carter Flanders, brothers, Lawrence Carter, Carl Carter, Roy Carter, James S. Carter, Jr., Ray Carter, and Jack Carter.
She is survived by her daughter, Sandra Joel Williams Hames & son-in-law, John Gramling Hames, Canton, GA, whom she had resided with for the last 3 years, by her beloved grandsons, Steven Hames (Lis), of Canton, GA and Jeff Hames (Jen), of Warner Robins, GA., and by her “babies” great-grandchildren, Wesley Hames, Chase Hames, Reid Hames, Sawyer Hames, and Lynley Hames. She is also survived by her sister, Sue Carter Dixon (Ken) of Macon, GA and brothers, Kenneth M. Carter (Lavonia) and Harry F. Carter (Patricia) of Cordele, GA, and by numerous nieces & nephews.
Visitation will be Wednesday, October 18th from 11 am – 1pm at South Canton Funeral Home in Canton, GA. The funeral service will begin at 1pm in the Chapel of the funeral home. Burial will be at The Georgia National Cemetery in Canton, GA.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Camp Sunshine (Childhood Cancer) at www.mycampsunshine.com
South Canton Funeral Home, dedicated to the families we serve, 770-479-3377. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.thescfh.com