Marilyn Yvonne Williams was born July 24, 1957, to Booker T. Williams and Barbara Jean Harvey Williams in Winston-Salem, NC. She was a graduate of Central High School.
At birth Marilyn’s parents were told that their little angel would not live past the age of 5 due to health complications. What the doctors did not know was the praying parents that she had. With God and the prayers of her parents Marilyn lived a fulfilling life for 65 years.
Throughout Marilyn’s life she participated in many different activities and was blessed to travel many places. She participated in the special Olympics becoming an all-around athlete. Her love for cheerleading, volleyball, basketball, and botchy with displayed every time she stepped on the field or court to play. The special Olympics took her to many different cities to play and enjoy what she loved. Not only did she participate in the Olympics, but she also volunteered with the Salvation Army every Christmas ringing the bell for donations. If she knew you when you walked by and tell you, “Put some money in this red kettle” with a laugh.
Marilyn loved to be around her family and friends. You met her you fall in love because of personality. She taught kids how to ride the bus and would go to prom for special Olympics as well. Marilyn participated in Club “Poke Easy”.
Marilyn Yvonne Williams went from labor to reward on August 24, 2022, at her residence. She was proceeded in death by her parents, two brothers, Bobby Williams and Anthony Tyrone Williams and uncle Joseph (Alberta) Harvey.
Marilyn is survived by her sister Carolyn McLaurin; uncle Aldeen (Geraldine) Harvey, nine nephews and nieces Rodericus, Irnina (Tirnone), LaQuan (Brittney), Talesia (Victor), Keana, Bianca, Talyia all of Winston-Salem, NC, Kenneth (Paula) of Rock Hill, SC, and Tamara (Isidro) of Arizona and host of cousin and friends.
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