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Sylvia Faye Powell Williams: Whiteville

1928 – 2017

    Sylvia Faye Powell Williams of Whiteville died Sunday, Jan. 1, in Lower Cape Fear Hospice and LifeCareCenter, Whiteville. She was 88.
    Born Jan. 24, 1928 in New Hanover County, she was the daughter of the late Samuel and Stella Fowler Powell and the widow of Marion Wilson Williams.
    She is survived by two daughters, Bonnie Cartrette of Whiteville and Irene Norris of Whiteville; a son, Trent Williams of Aiken; two sisters, Gladys Strickland of Wilmington and Alice Hobbs of Wilmington; seven grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; and eight great-great grandchildren.
    In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one brother and two grandchildren.
    Visitation was planned from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 3, in Inman Ward Funeral Home, Tabor City.
    A graveside service was planned for 3 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 4, in Cribb Cemetery, Clarendon.
    A guest register is available here.

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