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Minnie Etta Williams

October 28, 1969 - January 24, 2020
Racine, WI


Life Story / Obituary


Minnie Etta Williams, age 50, passed way on Friday, January 24, 2020, at The Villa at Lincoln Park. Minnie was born in Racine, October 28, 1969 to the late Joe and Curtis Lula Mae (Nee: Sanders) Williams.

Minnie accepted Christ at an early age, and loved singing, directing and praising the Lord. She attended J.I. Case High School and worked various jobs as a receptionist.

She loved being around her family and friends and loved to be the life of the party. She loved people and they loved her because she always brought a fun and loving environment.

Minnie was a devoted mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend. She will be dearly missed by many of whom she impacted especially her family and close friends.

Surviving are her daughter, Laqwandra Stephens; grandchildren, Michael Makiyah, and Kinte Jr.; siblings, Clenton (Marian) Williams, Josephine Williams, James (Marilyn) Williams, Mary Louise Williams, Earline Williams, Marilyn (SK) Pearson; adoptive sisters, Renee Johnson and Tammy Charles; adoptive niece, Madeline Pettiegrew; and a host of nieces, nephews and close friends including Stacy Young, Diane Finnigan; adopted family, the Gilliams/Pegues, the Wilsons, and Arthur Harmon. She was preceded in death by her parents Joe Curtis and Lulamae Williams, a brother Joseph Williams, 2 sisters Paulette and Earlymae Williams; and her godmother, Lottie White.

A Homegoing Service will be held Tuesday, February 4, 2020, 11:00 am at St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, 1120 Grand Avenue with the viewing at 9:00 am until the time of service. Interment will follow at Graceland Cemetery.

The family would like to thank the entire care team at The Villa of Lincoln Park for all that they did for Minnie during her stay, special nurse Michelle O .Heather and Joanna, our extended family with My Choice Family Care for their support to us with love and understanding, Ascension Racine ICU team for always treating Minnie with kindness. Also a big thank you to the St Croix Hospice team for their care and compassion during this most important part of Minnie’s journey, and the Davita network of friends and family along with transportation services who all brought joy to Minnie’s life while she was with us.