Joan Williams Wilson 58, was called Home to be with the Lord on Sunday, January 12, 2014. Joan suffered quietly, always with a smile and a radiant glow from her spirit. She exemplified God's love to everyone she met. she gave freely of herself and her substance. She never complained and in the essence of a Christian woman, she accepted the trials that were placed before her. She always stated, "What God has For Me, Is Just For Me".
Joan was born in Ocilla, Georgia on August 15, 1955, the fifth child of twelve children born to the now late Leroy Sr. and Elnora Hawkins-Williams.
She attended and graduated from Irwin County High School im 1973. She futhered her education at Abraham Baldwin College in Tifton, Georgia. Upon moving to Tallahassee, she enrolled at Florida A&M University, pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree in Health Science. She graduated Suma Cum Lauda and pledged into the Zeta Family.
Joans childhood was developed under the sterness of Christiam parents; she joined Mt. Olive African Methodist Episcopal Church of Ocilla until moving away as a young adult. She was nutured for serveral years in the Church of God by Faith family, under the pastorshop of the Elder Walter Baker and Superintendent Dr. Quaiton Neloms, "who fondly called her his nurse".Joan was employed at TAllahassee Memorial Hospital as a Supervisor of Medical Records for many years and Gadsden and Calhoun Counties Health FAcilities and finnally the Leon County School System.In her latter years, Joan Joined the Jacob Chapel family under the pastorship of Reverend O. Jermaine Simmons Sr. She loved her church and family and had a passion for God's children. She worked faithfully with the Usher Board and Mime Praise Team. Her greatest joy was sewing, reading and praising God.
Our beloved "Sister" is survived by her husband: Quentin Wilson; a son: Reginald (Ashley) Boddie; and two grandsons: Triston and Landon Boddie;
Friday, January 17 2014
Jacob Chaper Baptist Church, Tallahassee Florida
Reverend O. Jermaine Simmons, Sr. Pastor
Saturday, January 18, 2014
Empowerment Temple Church of God by Faith
Elder Kenneth Moore Pastor