Sally Ann Williams

Born on Nov. 21, 1932

SEADRIFT - Sally Ann Williams 80, passed away on June 17, 2013. She was born on November 21, 1932 to the late John E. and Mary K. Ethridge Nichols. She graduated from University of Houston at 21 with an Education Degree, desiring to teach in a small town, she moved to Seadrift and taught in the Jr. High and Elementary Schools until she retired. She enjoyed reading, family and volunteering including; helping to found the Seadrift Library, teaching GED classes, Grant Writing, and she taught English to the first Vietnamese immigrants.. Students loved her, especially her smile. She was a long time member of the Seadrift Methodist Church and then joined the Unitarian Church of Victoria.
Sally is survived by her husband of 57 years, Wallace V. Williams of Seadrift; daughters, Nita J. Perez (Raymond) and Joni M. Troutman both of Victoria; grandchildren, Jeremy & Brandon Williams, Staff Sergeant Bryon Perez, Celisse Perez, Brad Troutman, Erika Mahan & Jason Perez; great-grandchildren, Michael & Isaiah Martinez, Jorden & Aaliyah Williams, Daydre & Jordan Mahon, Brayden Perez, Gabriel Williams and Kazuma Sakamoto. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her son, Daniel V. Williams; sisters, Juanita Brocken & Helen Kennick; brothers, Richard, John and Clyde Nichols.
Visitation will be from 6 to 7 p.m., Thursday, June 20, 2013 at Grace Funeral Chapel in Port Lavaca. Funeral Services are 11:00 a.m., Friday, June 21, 2013 at Seadrift Methodist Church, with Pastor June Cantrell, officiating. Burial will follow at Seadrift Cemetery.
Pallbearers are Jeremy Williams, Badley Troutman, Brandon Williams, Jason Perez, Jordan Mahan, Jimmy Ray, Byron Perkins and Kenneth Reese. Honorary Pallbearer is SSgt Bryon Perez, USMC, Afghanistan.
Memorials may be made to the Seadrift Library or Crown Hospice of Victoria.
Arrangements under the care of Grace Funeral Chapel.



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