June 29, 1933 - July 15, 2021
WILLIAMS, Mother Evangelist Rosetta (Darrough) - Age 88, passed away Thursday, July 15, 2021 at her residence in Waxhaw, NC. Family hour 10:00 AM Monday, July 26, 2021 from the Chapel of Lawrence E. Moon Funeral Home, 906 W. Flint Park Blvd., with funeral service commencing at 11:00 AM Pastor James Glaspie officiating. Interment Crestwood Memorial Cemetery, 2020 E. Hill Rd., Grand Blanc. Friends and pallbearers will assemble at the funeral home 10:00 AM Monday. Mother Williams will lie in state in the Chapel of Lawrence E. Moon Funeral Home and may be viewed from 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Sunday with family present from 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM to recieve friends. Mother Evangelist Rosetta (Darrough) Williams age 88, formerly of Flint, Michigan, passed away July 15, 2021 at her residence in Waxhaw, North Carolina. Mother Williams was born June 29, 1933 in Rison, Arkansas, the daughter of Ora Darrough and Velma Balknight Darrough. She moved to Flint in 1937 at the age of 4 years old. Mother Williams often spoke o the long train ride that her family endured from Rison, AR to Flint. She was a member of Eureka Bible Church Of God In Christ under the leadership of Elder Johnny Kidd. After her move to North Carolina, she was a member of Faith Community Church under the leadership of Pastor Rickey Trusdale. Mother Williams was educated in the Flint School System and Mott Community College. She was employed with the Flint School System and retired from Flint Osteopathic Hospital in 1991. Mother William was married to Earnest Williams Sr. for 60 years until his homegoing in 2007 and from this union 7 children were born. She was an inspiration, a confidant, teacher and mother to many people including her own children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren whom affectionately called her “Church Granny” and to many who call ed her “Mother”, “Mom”, “Aunt” and “Granny”. Mother Evangelist Rosetta Williams leaves to cherish sweet memories: children, Bishop Kirk (First Lady Jacquline) Williams Sr., Ernest (Elizabeth) Williams Jr., Pamela (Robert) Holtz, Evangelist Sherry Williams and Apostle Derrick (First Lady Stella) Williams Sr.; grandchildren, Chaundra Williams, Evangelist Lisia Williams, Tawana (Greg) Jefferson, Charlotte Mance, Christa (Muhsin) Muhammad, Nicole (Gari) Scott, Shantell Williams, Ebony (Jovan) Wordlaw, Tiffany (Anthony) Walton, Shawn James, Kevin Kida, Cory Holtz, Jeffrey (Emanuelle) Sawyer Jr., Derrick (Tameka) Williams and god-granddaughter, Vanessa Sharp and family; a host of great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; sister, Eveline Miles; special cousin, June Balknight; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Mother Williams was preceded in death by her husband, Earnest Williams Sr.; sons, Keith and Ricky Williams; step-son, Walter Rawls; grandsons, Kirk Jr. and Dion Williams; parents, Ora Darrough and Velma Balknight Darrough; brothers, Zola Balknight and Thomas Darrough; sister, Hortense Gaither; in-laws, Louis and Annie Williams; 2 sisters-in-law; and 7 brothers-in-law. The family would like to express special thanks to everyone for their thoughts, prayers, flowers and encouragement. Thanks also goes to Eureka Bible COGIC family, Word of Truth Ministries family, Global Impact Ministries family and Great Faith Ministries family.
WILLIAMS, Mother Evangelist Rosetta (Darrough) - Age 88, passed away Thursday, July 15, 2021 at her residence in Waxhaw, NC. Family hour 10:00 AM Monday, July 26, 2021 from the Chapel of Lawrence E. Moon Funeral Home, 906 W. Flint Park Blvd.,... View Obituary & Service Information
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