Vicki Kay Creech Williams, of Castle Hayne, died at home Tuesday, June 16, 2015, following a courageous five-and-a-half year battle with cancer. She was 54.
Vicki was born Oct. 24, 1960, in Norfolk, Virginia, the daughter of Melvin Wilson Creech and Lavonda Shiflett Creech.
She was born in Norfolk but raised in Wilmington, where she graduated from Laney High School. She married her childhood sweetheart, Jimmy Williams, on Jan. 31, 1981. Vicki was a vital part of the family business, O’Brien Service Company, while simultaneously taking on the responsibilities of a stay-at-home mom and home-schooling their six children. She was a lifelong dedicated member of the Church of God, serving in various positions and blessing countless souls using her angelic voice to sing hymns for the glory of God.
In addition to her parents she is survived by her husband, James “Jimmy” Williams III; two daughters, Kaylan Williams and Laine Hawks (David) and four sons, James “Steele” Williams IV (Tonya), Kyle Ethan Williams, Jackson Seth Williams and Isaac Melvin Williams, all of Wilmington; six grandchildren, Adam, James, Jude, Hunter, Claire and Kent; mother-in-law and father-in-law, James S. Williams Jr. and Georgia Williams; brother, Steve Wilson Creech (Karen), of Richmond, Virginia; sister, Rita Creech Haire (Darrell), of Thomasville; and sister-in-law, Tina Williams Cook (John), of Clearwater, Florida.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, June 19, 2015, at Andrews Market Street Chapel. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 20, 2015, at the Church of God on Middle Sound Loop Road in Ogden, with the Rev. Sharon Morrow officiating. Interment will follow at Oakdale Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Vicki’s memory may be made to the Church of God Bible Training Institute, 246 Middle Sound Loop Road, Wilmington, NC 28411.
Please leave online condolences for the family at Andrews Mortuary.
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