On December 18, 1946, in Victoria, Texas the Lord blessed upon the union of the late Clarence O’Neil Sr. and Johanna Josephine Williams, a daughter whom they named Adeliade Jean Williams (a.k.a. “Sue”).
She confessed Christ at a young age and was baptized under the leadership of Rev. Z. Broadus, uniting with the Palestine Baptist Church, where she was active.
Adeliade attended F.W. Gross High School where she graduated with the class of 1965 and later furthered her education at Sam Houston State University.
In later years Adeliade was united in matrimony with the late Rev. Ernest Lee Lewis of Refugio, Texas. From their union were four children: Michael, Michelle, Pamela, and Patrick. After setting up residence in Huntsville, the family united with First Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of Rev. V.A. Haynes, where she was active with the “Blue Bird Choir”, First Baptist Church Adult Choir. She had various additional duties and auxiliaries in the church.
Adeliade had dependable work ethics which she shared with Perry Brothers (where her graceful smile greeted you at the door), Sears and Robucks (If you needed to place or pick up an order; she was the go to person at customer service, Texas Department of Criminal Justice; where she served for 18years and currently Wal-Mart (a.k.a. Wally World). She served 30 years assisting staff and customers with a gratitude of love.
Adeliade departed this earthly life to be with her Lord. She has joined her loved ones that preceded her in death including her parents: Clarence O. Sr. and Johanna J. Williams; sister: Saundra Kaye Giles; brothers: Vernon Ray Williams and Clarence O’Neil Williams Jr.
Adeliade leaves to cherish her memories, daughters: Michelle Katambani (John) and Pamela Ivory (Fredric); both of Huntsville, Texas; sons: Michael D. Lewis; of Nashville, TN. and Patrick O. Lewis (Michelle); of Austin, TX.; sister: Patricia Cunningham; of Victoria, TX.; brothers: George Bigham (Sandy) and Charles Williams; both of Victoria, TX.; 9 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren and a host nieces, nephews, additional relatives and friends.
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