Clara “Cissy” Williams: Obituary


Clara “Cissy” Williams, 75, of Hayesville passed away Monday, July 8, 2019 in a Clay County care facility. She was born in Alexandria, Indiana and grew up in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Cissy later met her future husband in Indianapolis, whom she was happily married to for 53 years. She worked throughout her life as a jewelry and costume designer. She worked locally with the Licklog Players and the Peacock Playhouse. She was a mother and caregiver to her two sons and many other family members. Cissy moved to Clay County in 1992.

She was the daughter of the late Relfe and Clara Haney Woodruff and the wife of the late Rea Colfax Williams Jr., who died November 5, 2016. She was also preceded in death by two sons, Christopher and Gregory Williams; and two brothers, J.B. and Garland Woodruff.

Surviving are a son, Geoffrey Williams of Hayesville; a sister, Sandra Moore of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; and a few nieces and nephews.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date.

Ivie Funeral Home, Hayesville in charge of arrangements.


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