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Mary Lee Williams

January 3, 1937 ~ April 6, 2018 (age 81)

Funeral services for Mary Lee Williams, 81, of Davenport will be 1:00 p.m. Monday at Bethel AME Church, 323 West 11th Street, Davenport with Rev. Derrick Ambrose Officiating.   She departed this life on Friday at Genesis Medical Center, Davenport.  Burial will be at Pine Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be 12:00 p.m. until service time Monday at the church.

She was born January 3, 1937 in Lexington, MS the daughter of Walter and Beatrice (Melton) Buck.  In 1985 she retired from Bendix as an assembler. She was a member of Bethel AME Church and Third Missionary Baptist Church.

She is survived by her  significant other, Nimroy Anderson, Davenport; daughters, Colice Williams, Cedar Falls, IA and Kim Atkins, St. Louis, MO; Tamara Spencer, Davenport, Linda Anderson, Waterloo; sons, Dale Anderson, Texas and Derrick Ambrose, NY;  sisters, Myrtle (Bobbie) Weatherby, Prentiss, MS, Lil (Dave) Staton, Levern Weems, Marion, IA; Sussie (Randy) Sprague; brothers, Leonard R. Weems, Detroit, MI, Patrick Wright, Waterloo and Leonard J. (Vicki) Weems, Cedar Rapids, IA; and six grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Beatrice and Leonard Weems; grandparents, Sussie and Luther Skinner, a sister, Earlene Buck.

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