Maggie Lou Williams, Youngstown, Ohio – Obituary

Conley & Vanden Berg Funeral Home

August 24, 2019

Maggie Lou William Youngstown, Ohio-obit
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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Maggie Lou Williams, 79, departed this life on Saturday, August 24, 2019 at home surrounded by her family.

Maggie Lou Robinson was born on October 4, 1940 to Otha Robinson, Sr. and Susie B. Gavin in Macon, Mississippi.

Maggie, affectionately known as Sis, was married to John B. Williams on November 30, 1959. Sis moved to Youngstown with her husband in the fall of 1965. Sis was the mother of ten children, a devoted wife and a homemaker.

She became a member of Zionhill Baptist Church in October of 1980.

She was a God fearing woman, who enjoyed gardening, cooking and caring for her family. There was no one that she would ever turn away if they were in need. Sis left a lasting impression on everyone that met her.

She leaves to cherish her memory five sons, Johnnie and LeeRoy Robinson, Walter, Sr.(Joy), Anthony (Vanessa) and Carlow Williams, Sr. all of Youngstown, Ohio; four daughters, Brenda, Jeanette and Reice Williams and Barbara (Leland) Simmons all of Youngstown, Ohio; two brothers, James Robinson of Erie, Pennsylvania and Tate Robinson of Macon, Mississippi; a granddaughter whom she helped rear since birth, Ja’Liyah Bush; 36 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

She is preceded in death by her husband, John. B. Williams; her parents; brothers, Otha, Jr., Claudie and Henry Robinson; sister, Alice Ruth Wayne; son, Julius Williams, Sr.; grandson, Carlow Williams, Jr.; daughter-in-law, Keisha D. Williams and a stepson, Carlos Vaughn.

A funeral service will be held 11:00 a.m. on Friday, September 6, at the New Bethel Baptist Church, 1507 Hillman Street, Youngstown, OH 44507 where the family will receive relatives and friends from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service.

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A television tribute will air Friday, September 6 at the following approximate times: 6:41 a.m. WYTV and 8:41 a.m. MyYTV and 9:58 a.m. on FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.

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