KINSTON, N.C. - Wendy Walton Williams, 63, of Kinston, N.C., passed away Friday, July 5, 2013.
Wendy was born May 27, 1950, in Lake Placid, to Forrest Walton and the late Ruth Whittemore Walton. Wendy grew up in Lake Placid and also spent time in Syracuse.
She worked as a Licensed Practical Nurse and following retirement, she
and her husband, Burt, settled in eastern North Carolina. Wendy was a member of La Grange First Missionary Baptist Church where she enjoyed
working with the children. She loved working with arts and crafts,
enjoyed bowling and was an avid reader.
Wendy is survived by her husband Burt H. Williams; four children: Jeffery Sears and wife, Dar; Missy Sears and husband, Derrick Dipaulo; Trapper Sears and wife, Stacy; Josh Sears; father, Forrest Walton of Lake Placid; two sisters: Michelle Lacey of Lake Placid and Cindy Rock of Kinston; three brothers, David Walton of Lake Placid, Don Walton of Plattsburgh and Scott Walton of Lake Placid; along with nine grandchildren: Matthew, Tate, Kaleigh, Kyle, Jasmine, Alexis, Jade, Hope and Jeffery.
A service to celebrate and honor Wendy's life was held Tuesday, July 9 at the Rouse Funeral Home, La Grange, N.C. with the Rev. Brad Mitchell officiating.
A private funeral service will be held at the M. B. Clark Inc. Funeral Home in Lake Placid, followed by burial at Central Cemetery, Jay.
The M. B. Clark Inc. Funeral Home in Lake Placid is in charge of Lake Placid arrangements.
Memorials may be made to First Missionary Baptist Church, 201 North Caswell Street, La Grange, NC 28551.
North Carolina arrangements are with Rouse Funeral Home, La Grange, N.C.