CAMILLA -- Willie C. Washington was born in Mitchell County, Georgia on July 8, 1925 to the late Willie C. Washington and Bessie Lee Ryles. He was the oldest of nine children. One son, George Williams; two siblings, Claretha Williams, Turner Clayton; and one grandson, Terrence Williams, preceded him in death.

He departed this life on Saturday, July 6, 2013, at Haven Hospice Care Center in Gainesville, Florida.

The funeral service of Willie C. Washington will be conducted Sunday, July 14, 2013, at 2:00 p.m., at Robert Jester Mortuary. Interment will follow in Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery.

He leaves to cherish his memories, a daughter, Matricia Williams of Newton, Georgia; a son, Jimmy (Jennifer) Lewis of Pennsylvania; four sisters, Betty (Jerry) Jackson of Homestead, Florida, Marilyn Lewis, Carolyn (Clifford) Williams of Gainesville, Florida, Ruby Williams of Florida City, Florida; one brother, Willie (Pearl) Williams of Miami, Florida; a host of grandchildren; great grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Please convey your thoughts of remembrance of Willie C. Washington at www.robertjestermortuary.com

Robert Jester Mortuary

Camilla 229/336-8453