Obituary for Ellen Williams
Ellen Victoria Williams, MLS, M Div, CFS
Died October 8, 2017
Sister Victoria Williams passed into eternal rest on Sunday October 8 and 1:00 am. She died peacefully after suffering a catastrophic stroke three weeks prior. She is survived by her parents, Avis and Jearl Williams of Easley SC.
A graduate of Pickens High School, she attended Clemson University and received a BA in French and German with a working knowledge of Spanish. She attended the University of South Carolina and earned a Masters in Library Science and St. Mary’s Progressive Catholic Seminary where she was awarded an honorary Masters of Divinity.
She taught Foreign Languages in both Pickens and Sumter County Schools and was beloved by her students
She joined the Progressive Catholic Church to pursue a vocation as a Sister in the Congregation of Franciscan Servants and was ordained a Deacon. She was raised to the dignity of Arch-Deacon of the Progressive Catholic Church in November of 2016. She was concerned for the poor and the disenfranchised and always put others needs before her own.
Services for Sister Victoria Williams will be held
Saturday, October 14, 2017 at St. Marks UMC
306 N. Franklin Road, Greenville, SC 29609
Mass of Resurrection 11:30
Reception to follow in the Church Hall
In lieu of Flowers, memorials may be made to
Edmund N. Cass
106 Courtney Circle, Greenville, SC 29617
for the promotion of Little Portion Friary Ministries