Thelma Arlene Williams was born March 7, 1932, in Dallas, to the parentage of the late Wilbert Johnson and Ruby Lister. Her family moved to Dallas when she was a small child and her journey in life began. She accepted Christ at an early age. She united with the Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church. She was a diligent worker in the church and was very involved in Mission 2 and Sunday School classes. She later united with the Allen Chapel Baptist Church of Dallas. She remained a faithful and committed member.
Mrs. Williams was a graduate of Lincoln High School and attended the Nelson Beauty College. She was a professional manicurist for 36 years. She united in holy matrimony to Dailey Williams and was a faithful wife until his death.
Preceding her in death are: her husband, Dailey Williams, one sister, Ernestine Chandler (Ira), and three brothers, Charles Ray Rambo, Herman Rambo and Willie "Pete" Alexander (Freddie).
Sister Thelma Williams leaves to cherish her memories: her twin sister, Velma Bean (Albert); sister, Verna Rivers (Johnny Rivers); brother, Frankie Rambo; son, Donald D. Lister (Janet Lister); granddaughters, Jandon Z. Lister and Dalila A. Lister; great-grandkids, Daidon A. Lister and Chasity Marie Bock; and a host of special friends and family members.