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Mary Frances Stanfield Williams

June 26, 1926 October 29, 2019
Mary Frances Stanfield Williams
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Obituary for Mary Frances Stanfield Williams

Mary Frances Stanfield Williams, beloved wife, mother, sister and grandmother, age 93, passed away on October 29, 2019. She was born in the Williamsburg Community in Rockingham County, North Carolina on June 22, 1926 to the late Elder Thomas Alvis Stanfield and Jessie Florence Monsees Stanfield. Mary Frances graduated from Reidsville High School and attended business school. Before her marriage she worked at Hormel Foods as a bookkeeper. She was a wonderful homemaker who raised her family on love, delicious foods and gentle upbringing. She loved all her family and was close to many cousins, nieces and nephews. She was a member of Malmaison Primitive Baptist Church for over 60 years and was much beloved by her church family.
Mrs. Williams is survived by two daughters, Martha Williams Jenkins (and husband Ed Jenkins) of Chapel Hill, NC and Susan Williams Pritchard of Blairs; granddaughters Jessie Kate Decker (and husband Michael Decker), of Danville, Kimberly Korin Jenkins and Mary Nell Jenkins of Chapel Hill, NC, and great-grandsons Levi Benjamin Decker and Asher Burnell Decker. She was predeceased by both of her parents, her beloved husband Burnell Butcher Williams, brothers William Stanfield, Paul Stanfield, Eldred Stanfield and Eugene Stanfield, and sisters Bessie Stanfield Harper, Marion Stanfield Bennett, Ruth Stanfield Crutchfield, Edna Stanfield and Louise Stanfield Jones.
The family will receive friends on October 31, 2019 at from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Gentleman’s Ridge Catering. Services will be conducted 2:00 p.m. November 1 at Norris Funeral Home by Elder Jimmy Gray. Burial will follow at Highland Burial Park, Danville.
The family wishes to sincerely thank the staff of Commonwealth Hospice, whose guidance has been invaluable, and the kindness of her caregivers, Lawania West, Sherry Decker, Joanna Freeman and Emily Sparks.
Those wishing to commemorate her life may donate in her name to Malmaison Primitive Baptist Church at mailing address 1135 Franklin Turnpike, Danville, Va 24540.
Norris Funeral Services, Inc. & Crematory, Mt. Hermon Chapel, 3995 Franklin Tpke., Danville, Va. is respectfully serving the Williams family. Online condolences may be made at

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6:30 PM 10/31/2019 6:30:00 PM - 8:30 PM 10/31/2019 8:30:00 PM
Gentlemen's Ridge Catering Room

589 Gentlemen's Ridge Road
Blairs, VA 24527

Gentlemen's Ridge Catering Room
589 Gentlemen's Ridge Road Blairs 24527 VA
United States





2:00 PM 11/1/2019 2:00:00 PM
Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Mount Hermon Chapel

3995 Franklin Turnpike
Danville, VA 24540

Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Mount Hermon Chapel
3995 Franklin Turnpike Danville 24540 VA
United States

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Highland Burial Park Final Resting Place

3049 North Main Street
Danville, VA 24540

3049 North Main Street Danville 24540 VA
United States

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