May 16, 2021

Mrs. Paulette Williams

Mrs. Paulette Dearing Williams, of Franklin, Georgia, passed away on August 3, 2019. She was 76.

Mrs. Williams was born on August 20, 1942 in Roopville, Georgia to the late Amos and Lizzie Dearing.

She was a homemaker and a member of Ridgeway Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Willie Marshall Williams, her brothers, Junior Dearing and Billy Dearing; her sisters, Grace Howary and Faye Folds; and her daughter-in-law, Sherry Williams.

Survivors include her children, Greg Williams (Gigi McKenzie), Charlotte Yates (Jerry Yates), Brandon Williams (Sue Williams), and Dedra Holloway (Kenneth Holloway, Jr.); her 12 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. at Ridgeway Baptist Church. Bro. Lynn Janney will officiate. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

Prior to the services, Mrs. Williams’ body will lie-in-state at the church from 11:00 a.m. till the funeral hour.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday, August 5, 2019 from 4:00 till 7:00 p.m.

Rainwater Funeral Home of Bowdon, GA is in charge of the arrangements.


  1. Billy Thompson says

    I’m so sorry that we’ve lost such a matriarch,a mother,teacher,and most of all a friend for life. This is Billy Thompson and I plan on being at home before 12:00 call me

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