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Graveside Service

Rabun Creek Baptist Church Cemetery
Monday July 19th, 2021

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Rabun Creek Baptist Church
Monday July 19th, 2021
10:00pm - 11:00pm

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Thelma Medlock Williams

Thelma Louise Medlock Williams


Hickory Tavern



Thelma Louise Medlock Williams, 86, of Hickory Tavern and wife of the late James B. Williams passed away Thursday, July 15, 2021, at Magnolia Manor in Greenwood.


Born in Greenville County, she was a daughter of the late Lude Odell and Lillie Corene Lollis Medlock. Mrs. Williams was a homemaker and an Avon representative. A former member of Rabun Creek Baptist Church, Thelma was a faithful member of Rosemont Baptist Church in Waterloo. She was a loving mother and grandmother and an avid gardener.


She is survived by: a daughter, Deborah Williams Lyons (Richard) of Waterloo; grandchildren, Rick Lyons, Jr. (Amber) of Greenwood, Olivia Littlefield (Robbie) of Greenwood, Pamela Sullivan (Bo) of Sanford, FL; great grandchildren, Camden Lyons, James Brayden Lyons, Grayson Lyons, Chloe Littlefield, Liam Littlefield, Speck Sullivan, and MinnieRose Sullivan; and a sister, Ora Belle Clinkscales (Jimmy) of Greenwood.


She was predeceased by a sister, Doris Brooks and four brothers, Joe Medlock, Barney Medlock, William Medlock and Grover Medlock.


Graveside services will be held 11:00 AM Monday, July 19, 2021, at Rabun Creek Baptist Church Cemetery conducted by Rev. Dr. K. J. Shorter.


The family will receive friends in the sanctuary at Rabun Creek Baptist Church one hour prior to the graveside service.


Memorials may be made to the Rosemont Baptist Church, Choir Fund, 2267 Dillard Road, Waterloo, SC 29384.


Condolences can be expressed to the family at www.thekennedymortuary.com.

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Sending condolences from the Lollis Family
Miriam and Furman

Miriam lollis Jul 22 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Thelma Williams

Debra Smith King Jul 19 2021 12:00 AM

We have known Ms. Williams and did her TV service for over 50 years, My wife and I will miss her and her okra and tomatoes
Roy & Nancy Painter

Roy Painter Jul 17 2021 12:00 AM

Ms. Thelma was a special lady. I use to love seeing her outside at her house or out and about in HT. Praying for the family.

Elaine Knight Jul 16 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Thelma Williams

Tony Lollis Jul 16 2021 12:00 AM

Mrs. Thelma was a really sweet person. I know she will be missed. Prayers for Deborah and all the family!!

Gayle Conner Richmond Jul 16 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Thelma Williams

Gayle Conner Richmond Jul 16 2021 12:00 AM

Condolences to the family of Mrs. Thelma. I remember her fondly from my childhood when she would come by with her Avon products. She was a lovely lady. Prayers for family and friends during this difficult time.

Alice Vicki Ross Farr Jul 16 2021 12:00 AM