Brenda Williams

Obituary of Brenda Faye Williams

Brenda Faye Williams transitioned from this life into eternal rest on Wednesday, April 15, 2020. Brenda was born on November 16, 1956 to Rubin and Ruby Hawkins in Houston, Texas. She graduated from Evan E. Worthing High School and went on to attend Houston Community College. Brenda met and, eventually, married Bobby Gene Williams, Jr. They were married for 42 years and, from this union, had three children: Shalina, Bobby III, and Rubin. Brenda worked as a Nurse Tech at St. Joseph Hospital and eventually transitioned to a Caseworker for Texas Health and Human Services. She was a dedicated worker for over 20 years and worked her way up the career ladder to a management position before retiring. After many years of retirement, she briefly went back to work as a Home Health Aide. Brenda always had a love and passion for early childhood education. While not a certified teacher, she had a special gift for teaching young children. She played a hand in educating all five of her grandchildren along with other family members at a young age. They were all well equipped to start public school. Brenda also had a passion for helping others, especially the elderly. She helped to care for several elderly family members and friends by cooking, cleaning, running errands, taking them to the store, etc. She always went out of her way to help anyone in need in any way she could. Brenda had strong and unwavering faith in God. Her life was an ever-present example of her strong faith. She accepted Christ at an early age and instilled Christian values into her children. She loved God and was not afraid to share the gospel with anyone. Her church memberships included: Golden Gate Missionary Baptist Church, Southeast Community Church, South Union Missionary Baptist Church, and Silverlake Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Rubin and Ruby, and her husband Bobby Jr. She leaves to cherish her memories her three children: Shalina, Bobby III (Marisha) and Rubin; five grandchildren: Christiana, Dajzon, Bobby IV, Bre’Aunna and Kendrick; sister: Lizzie; mother-in-law: Millie; sister-in-law: Sandra (Marvin); brothers-in-law: Donnie (Debra), Russell, and James (Yvonne) and a host of other family members and friends.
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