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Grace Prudence "Prue" Simpson Williams

Prudence "Prue" Simpson Williams, 95, resident of 205 Sunset Drive Abbeville, widow of Edward "Eddie" Eugene Williams, Sr. , passed away Saturday Sept. 18, 2010 at her home.

Born in Abbeville, SC, she was a daughter of the late Gerdie Simpson and Nettie Fisher Simpson.

She was a retired seamstress with the Abbeville Shirt plant and was a member of Mt. Bethel Baptist Church. She and her late husband, Eddie, were owners and operators of Williams Service Station for many years. Prue will be remembered for her jovial personality and her caring manner. She will be truly missed by her loving family and many friends.

Survivors include 1 son Edward Eugene "Pete" Williams, Jr. of Calhoun Falls, SC and a daughter Margaret Ann "Mardee" Mauldin of Abbeville, SC; 4 grandchildren Cyndee Cox, Eddie Thomas Mauldin, Kathy Lynn Daily and Kimberly Welsh. She was the last member of her immediate family.

She was preceded in death by a granddaughter Pamela Jean Williams.

Mrs. Williams was also preceded in death by 13 brothers and sisters; Ansel Simpson, Reba Lowe, Jessie Lowe, Willie "Bill" Prince, Derrell Caldwell, Evelyn Simpson, Grady Simpson, Leslie Simpson, Cynthia Lou Thomson, Dewey "Hobb" Simpson, Presley Simpson, Daniel "Dan" Simpson and David "Tag" Simpson.

Funeral services will be conducted in the Chandler Chapel at Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home Tuesday Sept. 21, 2010 at 3:00 PM with the Rev.'s James Long and Tommy Cartledge officiating. The burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens.

The body is at the Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 6:00 until 7:30 PM Monday evening, September 20th. The family is at the residence 205 Sunset Drive Abbeville, SC.

Memorials in memory of Mrs. Williams may be made to Westside Baptist Church 306 Haigler St. Abbeville, SC 29620.


Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home
208 South Main Street
Abbeville, SC  29620
Monday, September 20, 2010
6:00-7:30 PM


Chandler Chapel, Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home
208 South Main Street
Abbeville, SC  29620
Tuesday, September 21, 2010
3:00 PM


Forest Lawn Memory Gardens
2699 Highway 72
Abbeville ,  SC  29620

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We will all miss Grandma Pru Pru but we have wonderful memories and many pictures to remind us of how special she was. My deepest sympathy to the entire family.

Nancy Mauldin Sep 21 2010 12:00 AM

Cyndee, your grandmom is in a better place, but I know that you will miss her so much. Mom and I were so sorry to miss you the past 2 Sundays when we visited. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Love, Kay

Kay Ponds Jones Sep 20 2010 12:00 AM

Cyndee and family. Our condolences to you during this time of loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Tomas and Ty

Tomas Alexander & Ty Richey Sep 20 2010 12:00 AM

Marty, We are so sorry to hear about your Mother. She was a lovely lady. And we enjoyed your visit with her at our home . We are praying for you and your family. Ronnie and Vickie Roller

Vickie Roller Sep 19 2010 12:00 AM