Belle Ford Williams, age 92, of Hickory, a native and former resident of Stuart Williams Road, Boone, died Monday morning, November 12, 2012, at her home.
Mrs. Williams was born November 13, 1919 in Watauga County, a daughter of the late Squire Ford and Nancy Elizabeth Moore Ford. She was a homemaker and a member of Bethelview United Methodist Church.
Mrs. Williams is survived by one daughter, Hilda Battern of Granite Falls; two sons, John Ford Williams of Boone, and Stanley Curtis Williams and wife Brenda of Charlotte; three granddaughters, Wendy Williams of Boone, Robyn Walker and husband Chris of Charlotte, and Megan Parsons and husband Josh of Little River, South Carolina; four grandsons, Chris Battern and wife Rebecca of Boone, Michael Williams, and wife Chrissy of Concord, Jonathan Williams, and John Williams, both of High Point; two great-granddaughters, Isabella and Olivia Battern, both of Boone, and two great-grandsons, Taylor Aldred and Ryan Walker, both of Charlotte. She is also survived by a number of nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Stuart Colfax Williams; one son, Roy Williams; seven sisters, and seven brothers.
Funeral services for Belle Ford Williams will be conducted Thursday afternoon, November 15, 2012, at 2:00 o'clock, at Hampton Funeral Home Chapel. The body will lie in state, at the chapel, from 1:00 until 2:00 o'clock. Officiating will be Reverend Gary Lawrence. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Thursday afternoon, from 1:00 until 2:00 o'clock, at the funeral home, prior to the service.
Flowers are appreciated, or memorial contributions may be made to Catawba Valley Hospice, 3975 Robinson Road, Newton, North Carolina, 28658.
Online condolences may be sent to the Williams family at hamptonfuneralnc.com.
Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.