Faye Earline Williams passed away on February 23, 2019. Earline was born to Thomas Earl and Laura Faye Angell in Cameron, Texas on November 25th, 1924.
She grew up in Cameron and graduated the top of her class at Yoe High in Cameron. After graduation, Earline traveled from Central Texas to the Texas Gulf Coast to work for Dow Chemical Company in Freeport, Texas.
In 1948, Earline married the love of her life, Billie Williams who had also migrated to the Gulf Coast from Caldwell, Texas. Earline and Billie Mack were married for 63 years. In 1951, the newly-married couple transferred with Marathon Oil Company to the Markham Gas Plant in Markham, Texas.
In Markham, Billie Mack and Earline spent the majority of their adult years working and raising a family. Earline worked for the radio station in Bay City and for many years at Taylor Steves Furniture in Bay City. Earline and Billie Mack were lifelong members of the Markham Baptist church where Earline taught Sunday School and handled treasury functions for many years.
After retirement from Taylor Steves Furniture, Earline and Billie Mack moved to El Campo, Texas in 1998 becoming members of The First Baptist Church El Campo. Family and friends were the focus of her life. In Markham, she revolved around sons Tommy and Greg’s activities, especially at Tidehaven High School.
Later Earline focused on her grandchildren, Brandon and Alex Williams, attending activities, teaching them a variety of skills and visiting them whenever possible including multiple visits to Bogota, Colombia and Chicago, Illinois. Earline also had the opportunity to get to know and spend time with her great grandchildren, Ava and Duke Williams. Earline was always known for her big heart and routinely having friends and family around her dinner table.
Earline is preceded in death by her husband, Billie Mack Williams in 2012; her son, Thomas Lee Williams in 1994; her parents; brother Charlie Frank Angell and brother Billy Wayne Angell. She is survived by her son Greg and daughter-in-law, Lucy of Houston; grandchildren Brandon Williams of Houston; Alex Williams of Houston; great grandchildren Ava Williams and Duke Williams of Houston and many nieces and nephews.
A celebration of Earline’s life will be conducted on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at eleven o’clock in the morning in the chapel of St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 3471 Westheimer Road, Houston, Texas 77027. Reception to follow in the Hines Baker room. Honorary Pallbearers will be: Wayne Angell, A.J. Hebert, Lonnie Williams, Larry Butcher, Kevin Williams, James Phillip, Kent Kornegay, Joe Evans, and Dean Krokum. Burial will be held at noon on Monday, March 4, 2019 at Macedonia-Hix Baptist Church Cemetery, 10822 FM2000, Caldwell, Texas 77836.
The family would like to extend thanks to all friends and family for their prayers and loving support. They also wish to extend their gratitude to their Mom’s amazing caregiver family at Holly Hall Retirement community. They also wish to thank the many Doctors, Nurses, and Caregivers at Memorial Hermann Hospital during their Mom’s illness. A special thanks to Tomika Thomas and Betty Loftis for their tireless support over the past 8 years.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers donations be made to either Redeeming Ministries (Pastor is Annie Mae Boone’s grandson), 1318 Westerlage, LaMarque, Texas 77568, or St Luke’s UMC, 3471 Westheimer Road, Houston, Texas 77027. Condolences may be sent to the family in care of Bradshaw-Carter Funeral Home, 1734 West Alabama St, Houston, Texas 77098.
Redeeming Ministries (pastor is Annie Mae Boone's grandson)
1318 Westerlage, LaMarque TX 77568
St. Luke's UMC
PO Box 22013, Houston TX 77227