Vera Augusteen Williams was born in St Lawrence, Christ Church Barbados on April 20, 1934 to Kathleen Williams and Henry Williams. Vera was one of three children. Dolly, as she was known affectionately by her friends, was a loving sister, mother and a devoted friend. Vera loved good music, tasty food and gardening.
In Barbados, her union with George Quintyne produced one son: Andrew, one daughter: Annette; eleven grandchildren: Danylo Murrell, Dr. Robyn Murrell, Kevyn Murrell, Jamilah Williams, Fatima Williams, Maryam Williams, Zaid Williams, Yaseen Williams, Mohammed, Yusuf Williams, Sudah Williams, Habeebah Williams and five great-grandchildren: Idris, Rayhan, Jedyn, Jeymi and Veda
In 1970, Vera immigrated to the United States. Her union with George Morgan produced one son; George Williams.
When her health declined, Vera became a resident at the Peninsula Center for Extended Care who provided loving nursing care until her passing. Vera's pleasing personality was a winner with the nursing staff and her fellow residents.
Vera loved her family and desired only the best for them. She loved life and lived it to the fullest. She loved to laugh and could tell a good story. She also knew her way around a kitchen and always left her guests with a full belly. Vera can be described as thoughtful, generous, kind and loving.
On July 21, 2019, God called Vera home. Predeceased are her parents: Kathleen Williams and Henry Williams; sister: Ernesta Williams; brother: Luther Williams; daughter: Annette (Williams) Murrell - all of Barbados and granddaughter: Jamilah Williams of Canada.
She leaves to celebrate her life her sons, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins from Barbados, Canada, New York, St Lucia and Texas and a host of other family and friends.
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