Pembroke “Sweet Boy” Williams, the son of the late Robert Williams and Louise Peterson Williams departed this life on Monday August 15, 2011.
“Sweet Boy” or “Brooke” as he was known was born in Wilmington, NC on February 2, 1943, where he grew up and attended school at Williston Jr. High. He moved to New Jersey and lived there until 2006, then returned to his hometown of Wilmington, NC. He was a member of St. John AME Church where he grew up.
He leaves to cherish his memory, his loving wife Frances Brailsford Williams, one daughter, and two step-children, Ella Brailsford McNeill, Xenia English Johnson, and Terry English; thirteen grandchildren and five great grandchildren; four sisters and two brothers; Celia Grady, Iola Brown, Catherine Fulton (Julian), Esther Penny (James), Robert Williams, and George Williams; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Funeral services will be 11 am Saturday August 20, 2011 at St. John AME Church on Acorn Branch Road in Wrightsboro.
The family will greet friends at the church begining at 10 am Saturday until the time of the service.
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Wilmington Funeral and Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099