Andrew Williams

April 2, 1929 ~ June 18, 2020 (age 91)


Andrew Williams, son of the late Wyatt and Adlisher Williams, was born in Camden, South Carolina, on April 2, 1929 and entered into eternal rest on June 18, 2020 at his home.

Andrew was a member of Good Hope AME Zion Church for many years.  He was loving, kind and gentle.  Everyone who knew him well remember him as a Christian Gentleman. Would help or do anything for anyone in need.

He was educated in the Kershaw County Public Schools.  He moved away to New York City where he lived for over thirty years.  He met his first wife Martha Harris Williams of Lexington, SC and step-daughter, Angela C. Jenkins also of Lexington, SC. Both are deceased.

He was employed by ECOW for over thirty years.  He returned to Camden, SC, where he worked at Joseph Kershaw Academy for ten years and at DuPont for a brief time.  He gave the horses a try but didn’t like it very much.  He worked for the Kershaw County Schools for ten years were he retired.

He was preceded in death by his five sisters, Mattie Brown, Annie Mae Gray, Estelle Williams, Betty Miller and Jesse Green and three brothers, George Williams, James Williams and Lewis Williams.

Andrew leaves to mourn his passing, his wife, Jacqueline Hollis Williams of the home; one brother, Thomas, (Geneva) Williams of Columbia, SC; two sisters, Doris (Fred) Kelley and Bernice Norwood both of Camden, SC; a nephew whom he reared, George Williams; four step-grandsons, Tony Jenkins, Chris Jenkins, Bryan Jenkins and Dwayne Jenkins all of Lexington, SC; three sisters-in-law, Susie Springs and Ida Jones both of Lufoff, SC and Joyce (Manzie) Johnson of Canton, OH; five brothers-in-law, James A. Hollis of Camden, SC, David Hollis and Jesse Hollis of Lugoff, SC, Rev. James Green of Brooklyn, NY and Charles Miller of Manhattan, NY and many nieces, nephews, relative and friends.  Baby you will be missed by all.

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 Service Program


June 22, 2020

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Nelson-Haile Funeral Home
919 Church Street
Camden, SC 29020

Funeral Service
June 23, 2020

10:00 AM
Good Hope AME Zion Church
967 Gaines Church Road
Camden, SC 29020

Interment following funeral service
June 23, 2020

Good Hope AME Zion Church Cemetery
967 Gaines Church Road
Camden, SC 29020

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