Annie “Catherine” Williams
Nov. 21, 1934 to Aug. 8, 2020
Annie “Catherine” Williams, 85, of Morganton went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, August 8, 2020. Born in Burke County on November 21, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Coy Newton and Donie Mae Rich Newton. Catherine was an active member of St. Matthews United Methodist Church where she loved to sing in the choir and was an avid member of UMW Circle #2. She retired from Broughton Hospital with many years of service and enjoyed sewing, crocheting, and baking.
Catherine is survived by her sons, Mark E. Williams (Susan) of Rural Hall, NC and J. Todd Williams (Kim) of Morganton; grandchildren, Noah R. Williams (Kristen) and Lauren Davis (Tyler); great-grandchildren, Jacey Patton, Emma Davis, and Jameson Davis; brother, Charles Newton; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Catherine was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Floyd E. Williams; and sisters, Marguerite Hamrick, Lou Ellen Metcalf, and Octavia Mull.
Catherine will be available for viewing from 10 am to noon on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at Sossoman Funeral Home. The graveside service will follow at 12:30 p.m. at Burke Memorial Park with Rev. David Hawkins and Rev. Elaine Hall officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Matthews United Methodist Church, 201 Shady Rest Road, Morganton, NC 28655 or to The Gideons International, P.O. Box 97251, Washington, DC 20090-7251.
Sossoman Funeral Home and Crematory Center is assisting the family with the arrangements.
Committal: Aug. 12, 2020
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