CHADBOURN — Carolyn Ann Long Williams, 69, died Thursday, April 17, 2014 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice and LifeCare Center in Whiteville.She was daughter of the late Ralph and Gertrude Strickland Long. She was also preceded in death by two infant children, Randy and Charlie Blackwell.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, April 21 at the Strickland Cemetery, Cerro Gordo with Dr. Denise Clewis and Rev. Stephen Klass officiating. Worthington Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
She is survived by her husband, Jerry “Donald” Williams Sr. of the home; three children, Harold Dean Blackwell of Cerro Gordo, Dianna Stewart and Scott A. Blackwell, both of Chadbourn; five step-children, Ricky Williams of Whiteville, Donna Hodge of Chadbourn, Tammy Williams of Tabor City, Jerry Donald Williams Jr., and Tina Penny, both of Chadbourn; three brothers, Leamon Weary of Garner, Jessie Lamar Weary of Henderson and David Weary of Warrington; seven sisters, Betty Watts of Aynor, S.C., Angela Kern of Waynesboro, Va., Jeanette Rodwell, Mary Wilkerson and Barbara Lunsford, all of Henderson, Debra Dean of Oxford, Gloria Bowen of Norlina; 13 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.