Josie Mae Williams

Published 2:59 pm Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Josie Mae Williams, born March 8, 1948, passed away on Monday, April 10, 2017, at age 69 at her residence.

She leaves to cherish her memories her husband of 52 years, Lee Voine Williams Sr.; five daughters, Christina Terrie (Torrence) Gary of Hendersonville, N.C., De’Beauchee Vondell (Toriano) Peters, Sandra (Hilbert) Lewis, Letha Enortris (Robert) Williams and Pamela Williams, all of Bogalusa; seven sons, Lee Voine (Sidney) Williams Jr. of West Point, N.Y., Charles (Jodi) Williams of Trenton, Ohio, James Williams of Jacksonville, Fla., John (Natasha) Williams of Arlington, Va., Job Williams of Texas, Daniel (Darcel) Williams of Lacombe, and Brandon (Erica) Williams of Bogalusa; a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Wilma Jane Dunn, and granddaughter, Joleeza Dunn.

Visitation will be Friday, April 14, from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. at Crain and Sons Funeral Home of Bogalusa. The family hour will be 6 p.m. until 7 p.m.

The funeral service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, April 15, at the Kingdom of God Church, located at 814 Union Ave. in Bogalusa, with the Rev. M.J. Galloway officiating. The interment will be in Bogalusa Cemetery.

Crain and Sons Funeral Home of Bogalusa is in charge of arrangements. Sign the guestbook online at