June 24, 2016
COLUMBUS — Beatrice L. Williams died June 14, 2016, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. Services will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Lee-Sykes Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation is today from 2-6 p.m. at the funeral home. Mrs. Williams was born Aug. 15, 1925, to the late Walter Tucker and Newlene Hargrove Sherrod. She was a member of Salem Seventh Day Adventist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Jessie Lewis and Eddie Lewis; sisters, Baby Rae and Leona Talley; children, Jimmie Ann, Mattie Lou, Earlene and Eddie Will; and one granddaughter. She is survived by her children, Johnny Brooks and Angela Williams, both of Columbus, Marry Ann McClellan of Canton, Ohio; brother, Ben Sherrod; sister, Janie Sherrod; 12 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.