Katie Williams, a longtime Rockaway resident, died August 18.
Williams was born in Grove Hill, North Carolina on October 15, 1914. She was a farmer who lived in Rockaway for more than 10 years.
She is survived by her children, Clemetine, William-Aurther, James, Jessie and Charlie; grandchildren, Jesse Williams, Greta Tilghman, Jerry Williams, Michael Williams, Thomas Williams, Vanessa Williams, Lynwood Williams, Tara Hunter, Shawn Williams, Jessica Williams and James Williams; 41 great-grandchildren and a host of extended family.
Funeral arrangements and service were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Friendship Chapel, Inwood, New York. Interment followed at Rockville Cemetery, Lynbrook, New York.