Elaine Riley Williams

Published: Thursday, August 7, 2014 at 11:24 AM.

Mrs. Elaine Riley Williams, 88, passed away on Thursday, July 31, 2014, in Linda’s Assisted Living in Tallahassee.

Born in Southport on June 13, 1926, she was a longtime resident of Apalachicola and a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Cary and Eva Creamer, a brother James D. Creamer. Also, preceding her in death was her husband and father of her children, Bernice Riley; husband, Cecil Carpenter; and husband, John Williams; and one daughter, Lois Riley Allen Clary.

She is survived by her daughter, Laura Coatney and husband, Jimmy Ray; grandsons, Greg Allen and Derek Coatney; granddaughter, Amanda Coatney; great-granddaughters Shannon Dykes and Jordan Allen; great-grandson Riley Allen; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was a longtime member of Living Waters Assembly of God and very active in teaching Sunday School, Ladies Groups and Choir.

Funeral Services were held Saturday August 2, at Living Waters Assembly of God, with Rev. Lois Long (Smith) officiating. Interment followed in Magnolia Cemetery.

Beggs Funeral Homes, Tallahassee, handled the arrangements.



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