Williamses celebrate 70 years


Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Williams Sr. of Sumter celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on Sept. 13, 2017.

A party was given in their honor on Sept. 16, 2017, at New Beginnings Catering Service by their eight children and their spouses: Alfred Jr. and Jeannie Williams, Edward Williams, Velma and Warren Davis, Sandra and Willie Ford, and Beatrice and Duane Adams, all of Sumter; Mary Ann and Phillph Johnson of Atlanta; Wayne and Lillie Williams of Woodstock, Georgia; and Michael and Cleva Williams of Chicago.

The couple has 26 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Williams is the former Novella Nelson of Summerton.