Velma C. Williams, 67, was born Nov. 21, 1947 in Wellington, and passed away Oct. 2, in Beaumont.

She is survived by her children, LaDana Graffagnino and husband, Mike of Nederland, Gerald Bradley Tice of Orange, Audrey Wright and husband, Herman of Lumberton and Susie Denton of Nederland; nine grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren; brothers, Doyle Owens and wife, Callie, Eldon Owens and numerous relatives and friends.

The family would like to give special thanks to the Calvary Baptist Church and to special friends, Farley Monceaux, J.R. Hardin, Tommy Morris and Jim Hamilton.

A memorial service will be held Friday, Oct. 9, at 10:00 A.M. at the Family Worship Center, Orange, with the Rev. Tony Story officiating.

Arrangements are being handled by Riley Smith Funeral Home, 1810 W. Fourth Street, DeQuincy, La.