Dorothy P. Williams, 78 of Leon, went home to be with the Lord on April 16, 2018 at the Hubbard Hospice House West, South Charleston, following a long illness.

She was born December 3, 1939 in Charleston, daughter of the late Jennings D. and Dorothy Toler Backus. She worked at Stone and Thomas and The Diamond and retired from the Division of Motor Vehicles where she served as a Clerk. She was a member of the Cottageville Evans Baptist Church and loved spending time with her children and grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband of 57 years, whom considered her the “Best Wife in the World,” Ray Williams; her children, whom looked up to her as the “Best mother in the World,” Donny (Traci) Williams of Ripley, Pamela (Harold) Miller of Left Hand, Cathy Cobb Scott and Susan Williams both of Ripley; brother David (Vicki) Backus of Tennessee; her grandchildren, Travis Miller, Todd Miller, Robbie Cobb, Jackie Williams and Nicklaus Welling  and her great grandchildren, Hunter Miller, Jace Miller, Jacob Bower and Lily Cobb.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a brother, Jackie Backus.

Funeral Service will be 1:00 pm Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at the Waybright Funeral Home, Ripley with Pastor Frank Chapman officiating. Friends may call from 12:00 pm (Noon) until the time of service on Wednesday at the funeral home. Private Burial will be in the Jackson County Memory Gardens, Cottageville.

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