Laura Alice Williams, 75, of Castle Rock Ave. in Pembroke died at her home Saturday morning April 30, 2005. Born in Hoges Store on July 21, 1929 she was a daughter of the late George Kemper and Ercel Sykes Williams. She was retired from the Celanese Celco Plant at Narrows, and was preceded in death by a sister Helen W. Cuffel.
Surviving are two sisters Madeline Hall of Pembroke and Katherine Booth of Narrows; four brothers Ralph S. Williams of Roanoke, Sherman G. Williams and wife Jeanette of Pembroke, Thurman R. Williams and wife Dorothy of Woodbridge, G. C. Williams and wife Katherine of Greensboro, Georgia; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday May 3, 2005 at 1:00 PM in the First United Methodist Church in Pembroke with the Rev. Janette Clavez officiating. Burial will follow in Birchlawn Burial Park in Pearisburg. The family will receive friends at the Kendall Funeral Home at 605 Snidow St. in Pembroke Monday evening from 6 to 8 PM. The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to First United Methodist Church in Pembroke.