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Mother Ruby Lee Williams

June 8, 1925 ~ February 14, 2018 (age 92)

Services will be 11:00am Monday February 19, 2018 at Triedstone Missionary Baptist Church 2045 Jacobs Road, Youngstown for Mrs. Ruby Lee Williams who entered eternal rest peacefully at her home on February 14, 2018. 

Mrs. Williams was born on June 8, 1925, in Birmingham, Ala. to James and Daisy E. Robinson.  She was raised in Youngstown, Ohio from the age of 2yrs old where she attended elementary, Jr. High and graduated from North High School.  She later met and married the love of her life, Sidney H. Williams and from this union came six children.  They were married in 1950 and for 65 years maintained a loving relationship until his passing December 2, 2015.

Ruby was a homemaker who was dedicated to raising her children and taking care of the family.  As well as being a “fabulous cook”, she enjoyed sewing, gardening and watching football games.  She also traveled out of town several times a year to visit her children and grandchildren.  At an early age she gave her life to Christ becoming a member of Triedstone Missionary Baptist Church.  She was affectionately known as “Mother Williams” being the oldest member of Triedstone until her passing.  She was truly loved by all and her presence will be missed enormously.

To cherish her loving memory forever she leaves five children, Gloria Fleeton (caregiver) of Campbell, James (Jackie) Robinson of Youngstown, Joyce (Calvin) Williams-Thompson of Winter Garden, FL, Sidney Jr. (Sonya) Williams of New Brunswick, N.J. and Cynthia (William) McClain of Winter Garden, FL; 2 special family friends, Lewis Macklin Sr. of Campbell and Willie Foster of Youngstown; and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews other family and friends.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Sidney H, Williams Sr., her son Kenneth Earl Williams and a granddaughter Joyce Robinson.  Friends may call one hour prior to the services 10-11:00am at the Church.  Arrangements were entrusted to L.E. Black, Phillips and Holden Funeral Home.

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