The Lord decided to pick a beautiful flower named Carmen Dionne Williams. She was a beloved daughter, mother, sister, aunt and friend who went home to be with the Lord on Friday, December 28, 2018 at Miami Valley Hospital surrounded by her beloved supporting “Village.”
Carmen was born September 21, 1968 in Dayton, Ohio to Blanche and Theodore Williams. She confessed her love of Christ at an early age and was baptized at Corinthian Baptist Church. She was a faithful member of Christ Abundant Life Baptist Church. Carmen was proud to be presented as a debutante in 1985 with the Links Cotillion and was crowned “Miss Deb.” She graduated from Belmont High School in 1986 and received her Associates Degree as a certified Medical Assistant from Sinclair Community College.
Carmen faithfully served as Practice Manager for Clinical Neuroscience at Premier Physicians Network in Dayton, OH. Carmen was very passionate in her service. She extended a welcoming and graceful spirit to all that she encountered in her career, as well as in her personal life.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents; Robert and Bessie Douglas, Roosevelt and Lula Mae Williams; 3 aunts: Scarlet Daugherty, Janet Jordan and Patricia Williams and 2 uncles: Larry Williams and Carson Douglas.
Left to cherish her memory are her mother Blanche Williams; father Theodore Williams (Sara Rawls); 2 brothers Theodore “Luke” (Shaina Taylor) Williams and Jermaine Flowers; daughter, Brittany Hawkins; future grandson, Braylon Dionne Riley; 5 uncles: Robert, Rod and Carl Douglas of Dayton, OH, Kirk Douglas of Chesapeake, VA and Kenneth (Mary) Jordan of Phenix City, AL; 2 nephews David Taylor and Tariq Williams; Godmother, Jenice “Candy” Dunson; Godbrother, Philip Tyree; Goddaughter, Kamaria Coleman and precious friends: Sharon Dukes and Kimberly Jackson; special friends Cheryl Hawkins-Dozier and Andre Hawkins and a host of other relatives and friends.
Carmen loved shopping, dancing, laughing, making her world famous mac-n-cheese, event planning, coordinating the pastoral anniversary celebrations and overall, she loved exhibiting the authentic love of Jesus Christ.