Katherine E. Bailey
Katherine E. Bailey

August 29, 1937 - August 31, 2018
Born in Winter Park, Florida
Resided in Hampton, Virginia
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KATHERINE ERNESTINE WILLIAMS-BAILEY affectionately known as Katie B, departed this life peacefully on August31, 2018 while visiting in Florence South Carolina. She was a resident of Hampton, Virginia.
Katherine was born August 29, 1937 in Winter Park, Florida to the late Eldridge Louis Williams, Sr. and Emma Jane Austin-Williams and was the sixth of ten living children.
Katherine graduated from Hungerford High School in Eatonville, Florida and received her LPN from Middlesex Nursing School in Metuchen, New Jersey. Katherine retired from the State of New Jersey as a Supervisor at Green Brook Regional Center with 17 years and 2 months of service. Katherine was very active and known in the local bowling community, softball leagues and well known for her love of bingo in her later years.
Katherine was preceded in death by both parents and her sisters Mary Evelyn Jacobson, Edna Louise Washington, Viola Ann Murray, Mattie Theadoshia Criswell ”Pat”, and brothers Eldridge Louis Williams Jr., Wilbur Donald Williams, and Cebron Lamar Williams, her husband William McKinley Bailey, Sr. her son William McKinley Bailey, Jr. and her companion of 58 years, Raymond Edward Shanks.

Katherine is survived by her son Albert Garnett Williams of Bowling Green, Florida; daughter Deborah (Willie Ray) Allison of Hampton, Virginia; Stepson William Eric (Ellie) Barron of Newport News, Virginia; two sisters Gloria (David) Myklebust of Paavilo, Hawaii, Vivian Williams-Douglas of Baldwin Park, California.
Katherine was very close to her five Grandchildren Timothy(Tashika) Williams, Kimberly (Greg) Frazier, Khasane Barron, Shanika Barron and CaTina Allison along with eleven great grandchildren and one great, great grandchild.

In lieu of flowers, please give charitable donations to your local chapter of the American Cancer Society in memory of Katherine or to Ruth Fellowship Ministries (The church family that she absolutely adored).

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Judkins Colonial Home
428 West 4th Street
Plainfield, NJ US 07060
Friday, September 7, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Ruth Fellowship Ministries
733 South 2nd St
Plainfield, NJ USA 07060
Saturday, September 8, 2018
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Ruth Fellowship Ministries
733 South 2nd St
Plainfield, NJ USA 07060
Saturday, September 8, 2018
12:00 PM