June 2, 1943 - May 27, 2021
Ruth Ann Williams was born June 2, 1943 to two loving parents, Bishop Ghettis Williams and Reverend Cora E. Williams (both deceased). Ruth Ann had three siblings, Lucy Cook (deceased), Lois Joan Furr (deceased), Johnny Williams (deceased). Ruth Ann attended Boston Public Schools. She married Morris F. Stallings March 19, 1960. Ruth gave birth to four children; Marisa Hollins, Valerie Stallings- White, Wanda Stallings- Walker and Nicole Stallings. She had many accomplishments; she studied and graduated from Raytheon Technology and she also attended Boston State College, alongside her mother and sister Lucy Cook. The family were very active in politics and community affairs. Her heart was very committed to community service. She and a very dear friend Sandra Bedford lobbied for hot school lunches and she also campaigned for Model City Official office. While living in Boston, as a young child, she grew up singing in her parent’s church, The Christian Mission. She later joined, the Way of the Cross-Holiness Church with her cousin, Richard Jordan, where they recorded a successful album together called “He’s Coming Back”. Their most famous songs were; “Sweeping through the City” and “Come and Go With Me To My Father’s House”. Ruth Ann became well known in Boston with her beautiful voice and was requested frequently to sing solos. She loved to worship the Lord and would be quick to shout aloud to the Lord, “Hallelujah! Thank You Lord”. She became a school teacher in the Boston Public School Department and retired from BPSD in 2006; working closely with children of special needs. She worked as a Librarian and enjoyed reading books. She especially loved art and was a very good artist herself. Music was her heart and joy! She sang and created many songs that she herself wrote for her children and her grandchildren which they continue to sing till this day. For several years, Ruth Ann was a devoted member of Kingdom Builders Worship Center under the tutelage of Bishop Robert C. Perry in Dorchester, Massachusetts. She moved from Boston to Atlanta, Georgia 4 years ago and attended services at the Dream Center of Atlanta. Just recently, Ruth Ann located additional family members through Ancestry.com and was inducted as a member of the Mattakeeset Tribe Nation. She was proud of her family heritage. She leaves behind four beautiful daughters, Marisa Hollins, Valerie Stallings- White (Darryl White), Wanda Stallings-Walker (Marvin Walker) and Nicole Stallings. One Aunt, Ruth Jordan- Johnson, sister in law Doris Williams of Boston, Alma Randall of Boston, Lee Jackson, Betty Mae Brown/ Peter Brown and Dorothy Hull all of Boston. She also leaves to cherish her memory 12 grandchildren, and host of great grandchildren, cousins, nieces and nephews. Ma was champion and a fighter, but on May 27th, 2021, the Lord said “Your mansion is ready” and called her home. We will all continue to keep her memory alive. A funeral service celebrating her life will take place Tuesday, June 1, 2021, 1:00 PM, in the chapel. All family members, friends and well-wishers are required to wear face masks and follow CDC social distancing guidelines to attend all services.
Ruth Ann Williams was born June 2, 1943 to two loving parents, Bishop Ghettis Williams and Reverend Cora E. Williams (both deceased). Ruth Ann had three siblings, Lucy Cook (deceased), Lois Joan Furr (deceased), Johnny Williams (deceased). Ruth... View Obituary & Service Information
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