Julia Ivory Williams, 50, of Blountstown, died on September 18, 2013, in Blountstown.
She was a member of the St. Mary Missionary Baptist Church where her service will be held Thursday, September 26, at 1 PM CST with burial in the Magnolia Cemetery in Blountstown.
She was the owner of Little Tots Development Center. She later opened the Mayhaw Child Care Development Center where she devoted over 20 years of love and care to the infants and toddlers in Blountstown and surrounding counties. At the time of her death, she was employed with North Florida Development Center as a teacher's aide.
To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven. A time to be born and a time to die. God called our beloved, Julia home on Wednesday, September 18, 2013.
She leaves to celebrate her life one child, Destiny Shontae Williams; a loving and devoted husband, Leroy Williams; three sisters, Gladys Miller, of Blountstown, Edwina and Ruth Ivory, of Tallahassee, and Unita Ivory-Bush of Jacksonville; three brothers, Ed Ivory, Jr. of Tallahassee, Billy Ray and James Ivory (Kristen) of Blountstown; a loving aunt, Marie Mix, of Bayminette, Alabama; stepchildren, Sharon Williams, Leroy Williams, Jr. of Chattahoochee; three sisters-in-law: Pearl Johnson of Killean, TX, Hattie Solomon (Rudolph) of Bristol, and Gussie Matthews (Frank) of Blountstown; one brother-in-law, Joe B. Williams (Georgie) of Blountstown; a host of nieces, nephews, aunts and other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Ed and Juanita Ivory; sister, Hattie Ivory Rives; and brothers, Melvin and Columbus Jackson.