SYLVESTER -- The funeral services for the late Mrs. Annie B. Williams of 182 Liberty Hill Road, Doerun, Georgia, who departed this life on Tuesday, July 3, 2012 at the Phoebe Worth Medical Center in Sylvester, Georgia, will be held on Saturday, July 7, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. from the New Beulah Grove Baptist Church in Sylvester, Georgia with the pastor, Reverend Karl Smith, officiating. Burial will follow in the Shepard Memorial Garden Cemetery in Sylvester, Georgia.

Mrs. Annie Belle Williams was born January 31, 1936 in Worth County, Georgia.

Annie Bell gave her life to Christ at an early age, and joined the New Beulah Grove Baptist Church. She was educated in the Worth County Public School System, and graduated from Oak Hill High School.

As a young adult, Annie Belle relocated from Sylvester to Trenton, New Jersey. In Trenton, she worked at the Labor and Industry Department and at the General Motors Assembly Plant. Later in life, Annie Bell relocated back to Georgia, and worked at Sears department store in Atlanta, Georgia. As the years went on, she moved back to Worth County and worked as a housekeeper until her retirement.

She leaves to cherish her memories a son, Gregory (Sonja) Williams of Moultrie, Georgia; a brother, Leroy Stephens of Doerun, Georgia; two sisters, Betty L. Stephens of Sylvester, Georgia, Kathy Stephens of Doerun, Georgia; two aunts, Ida B. Dixon, Mary L. Ford, both of New Jersey; four grandchildren, Calvin Perryman, Jaleesa Copeland, Brenda Williams, Gregory A. Williams; two great grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday evening from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Friends and family may sign our online guest registry, online at

Shipp's Funeral Home

Sylvester 229/776-1355