Follow Us

Obituary for Annie Ruth Williams

March 23, 1950 – May 11, 2023

Annie Ruth Williams, age 73, passed away on Thursday, May 11, 2023, at Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital. She was born in Fayette, Miss., on March 23, 1950, the daughter of the late Alex and Janie (Nee: Hunter) Griffen.

Annie Ruth Williams
Annie Ruth Williams

Annie was a graduate of Park High School, “Class of 1968.” She was employed by Ridgewood Care Center for 26 years until her retirement. Annie was a member of Wayman AME Church. Above all she cherished time spent with her family and took great pride in caring for her grandchildren.

She was loved dearly and will be sadly missed by her children, Travis Williams, Tamela Williams, and Adrian (Sabrina) Williams; 23 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; siblings: Jim Woodle, Lindel (Chandra) Rushing, Ronnie Hunter, and Lisa Hunter; nieces, nephews, other relatives, and many dear friends. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sons, Brian Hunter Sr., and Robert Williams Jr.; sister, Tracy Hunter; and brothers, Bennie, Larry, and William Hunter.


A funeral service celebrating Annie Ruth Williams’ life will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 24, 2023, at the Maresh-Meredith & Acklam Funeral Home, with Rev. Delray Hunter officiating. Interment will follow at Graceland Cemetery. Relatives and friends are welcome to meet with the family for visitation at the funeral home on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until the time of service.

Obituary and photo courtesy of Maresh-Meredith & Acklam Funeral Home.

Local News

The Racine County Eye, which includes the Kenosha Lens, is your source for local news that serves our diverse communities. Subscribe today to stay up-to-date with local news.

Follow us on Facebook: Racine County Eye or Kenosha Lens, and Twitter to make sure you get the latest news.

Racine County Eye, Kenosha Lens banner