Ella Mae Hilton Williams, 71, of Crimora, Virginia died Sunday, May 22, 2016 at her home.
She was born December 4, 1944 in Elizabethton, Tennessee, the daughter of the late Willard Hilton and Virginia Merle Hilton.
Ella Mae was a lifelong housewife. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She loved the outdoors, fishing, Elvis, and playing all types of card games.
Ella Mae is survived by her children: Sharon Ann Hilton Hoover & husband Brian of Knoxville, TN, Karen Williams of Townsend, TN, Carlton Jesse Williams, Jr. & wife Melissa of Crimora, VA, Clayton Williams & wife Carol of Craigsville, VA, Athey Williams of Crimora, VA, Virginia Mae Davis & husband Daniel of Knox County, TN; 25 grandchildren; 16 great grand children and one on the way; brothers; Eugene, Terry, and Gene Hilton; sisters; Brenda Rose, Patricia Brooks, Delores Dobbs; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 44 years Carlton Jesse Williams, Sr., 3 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild, a sister Helen Hilton, and a brother Carl David Hilton.
A funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Friday, May 27, 2016 at Craigsville Funeral Home with Pastor Claude Williams officiating. Interment will be in Barren Ridge Church of the Brethren Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Clayton Williams, Jesse Williams, Matthew Beverly, Brian Hoover, David Read, Arthur Wells, James Chandler, and Jeffery Chandler
The family will receive friends one hour before the service at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Craigsville Funeral Home to help with expenses.