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Reverend Mother Alzetta Bahnti King-Williamson

The Williamson, King, Mayson, Smith and Potter families regret to announce the home going of Reverend Mother Alzetta Bahnti King-Williamson which sad and mournful event occurred on January 14, A.D. 2012 at 7:30 post meridian.

The late Reverend Mother Alzetta Bahnti Williamson is survived by her devoted husband of fifty four (54) unbroken years, Counselor Joseph E. Williamson, six biological and several god and adopted children including Ambassador Henry D. Williamson, Mrs. Nyenowleh Edwina Sheldon, Mr. Joseph E. & Kirsten Marie Williamson, Mrs. Saydah Williamson & Stephen Taylor, Mr. Joel Eric Williamson, Mrs. Macroni Williamson, Mrs. Roselyn Williamson, Ms. Pamela King, Mrs. Johnetta A. Stewart, Mr. & Mrs. Emmett Fiawoo, Ms. Matenneh Dunbar, Mrs. Oretha Simpson, Mr. Robert Gbienqueh, Mrs. Raddie E. Perry, Ms. Janjay Benson, Mrs. Sarah Karpeh, Mrs. Helen Banda, Mrs. Maude Cox, Mr. Sami A. Wahab, Mr. Charles Gaye, Mr. Herbert Banda, Ms. Vivian Bambara, Mrs. Fatu Clarke, Mrs. Comfort Chenoweth Warner, several grandchildren, four great grandchildren, and thirty-one specially adopted daughters of different nationalities. Also to mourn her loss are seven sisters (Jewel Amelia Smith, Catherine Spiller, Emily Reeves, Henrietta King, Henrietta McCauley, Ellen King-Henri and Esther King), five brothers (John Smith (Patena), Christian King (Gertrude), Victor King (Vera), Lafayette King, and Clarence King), several nieces and nephews, eight special sister-friends including Dr. Maya Angelou, Mrs. Edith Grimes, Mrs. Rachel Hill, Mrs. Rose Merchant, Mrs. Esther Kemah, Mrs. Ellen Roberts, Mrs. Julia Howard, and Mother Eva Diggs, the 4:00am Prayer Group including Rev. Sarah C. Perry and Mother Esther Caine along with a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral arrangements are as follows:

Removal from the Stryker Funeral Home on Friday, February 17, 2012 at 3:00pm

Vigil- Friday, February 17, 2012, at 9:00 P.M. at the Bethlehem Pentecostal Church, Caldwell

Funeral services on Saturday, February 18, 2012, St. Peter's Episcopal Church at 9:00am

Interment follows at the St. Peter's Episcopal Church Cemetry, Caldwell

Repast will be held on the grounds of St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Caldwell

Few tributes will be permitted during the funeral services; therefore, anyone wishing to pay tribute to the memory of the deceased may do so through e-mail no later than January 28, 2012, to the following addresses:

  • HENRY WILLIAMSON 443-416-6887
  • EDWINA SHELDON 443-744-0898
  • JOSEPH WILLIAMSON 410-240-8151; 0886-142890
  • KIRSTEN WILLIAMSON 443-528-0297
  • JOEL ERIC WILLIAMSON 410-265-5173
  • MARCONI WILLIAMSON 443-740-1672
  • CHRISTIAN KING 0886-223217