A Homegoing Celebration for Mr. Otis Williams of Tampa, Florida who passed away on Saturday, December 26, 2020 will be held on Saturday, January 9th, 11:00 a.m., at Aikens Funeral Home, 2708 E. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Rev. Bartholomew Banks, pastor of St. John Progressive M.B. Church, officiating. The interment will be held in Orange Hill Cemetery.
Otis Williams was born August 31, 1937 in Leary, Georgia. He attended St. John Progressive M. B. Church. He enjoyed fishing, baseball and football. Otis retired from TECO. He was preceded in death by his parents, Rollin and Pearl Miller Williams, Raleigh Williams, Jr., Mattie Dora W. Brown and Robert James Williams; mother of his children, Hannah Wedlaw; daughters, Syliva Williams; mother of son, Doretha Graham; Solomon Jordan. He leaves to cherish his precious memories with his special friend, Ceceli Callahan; children, Sandra Williams, Marsha Williams Jones (Johnny), Otis Williams, Jr., Romando C. Williams (Paula), Lillian Williams, Teresa Williams (Dwight) and Andrew Williams (Andrea); grandchildren, Shaveda, Johnny, Jr., Echeva, Courtney, Kiera, Hakeem, Jemille, Ladasia, Zykeria, Mya, Mario, Jacobi, Jacari, Jontez, Jackson, Evan, Marissa, Breauna and Romando, II; great grandchildren, Jay, Vario, Antwon, Ky’Lanii, Johnny, Jr, Johntae, Aaliyah, Ania, Averyelle, Makayla, Selena, Isabel, T.J. and LaNiah; brother, C.W. Williams; sisters, Pearlene W. Scott, Maple W. Devine and Mary Frances W. Jones; a host of nieces and nephews; cousins, Louie, Ella, Daisy and Eddie; friends, Joe Madison, Ted Brown, Nathanal Powell, Deacon Gallmon, Deacon William Ford, Sr., Deacon James Alonzo Bell, Sharon Drummond, Beatrice Graham and John Beglay.
The visitation will be held at Aikens Funeral Home on Friday, January 8th from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. The family and friends are asked to meet at the Chapel on Saturday for the service. We are following the CDC guidelines.
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