Wednesday, April 19, 2017
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM CDT
Maresh-Meredith & Acklam Funeral Home
803 Main St.
Racine, WI 53403
and also on Thursday at the church 10:00 a.m. until time of service at 11:00 a.m.
Thursday, April 20, 2017
11:00 AM CDT
Greater St. Luke's Baptist Church
1326 State Street
Racine, WI 53404
Life Story / Obituary
Earlymae "Bae" Williams, age 53, passed away Thursday, April 13, 2017, at Froedtert Hospital. She was born in Racine, May 6, 1963, the 7th of 8 children of the late Joe and Lulamae (Nee: Sanders) Williams. Earlymae graduated from J. I. Case High School “Class of 1981”. She was an active member of Greater St. Luke’s Baptist Church. She loved to sing and sang with church choir, the Melody Stars, Wings of Joy , Star Lights and the Williams Sisters. Bae also enjoyed dancing but most of all she treasured the time she spent with her family. She will be dearly missed.
Surviving are her children, Jermaine (Elizabeth) Johnson, Jasmine Johnson, Jawante Johnson, and Jerrod Larry-Williams; granddaughter, Mariah Johnson; special great niece Da'Miracle Kent-Pearson; siblings, Deacon Clenton (Marian) Williams, Josephine Williams, James (Marilyn) Williams, Mary Louise Williams, Earline Williams, Marilyn (SK) Pearson, Minnie Etta Williams, Hattie "Renee" Johnson, Tammy Charles, Sylvia Adams; significant other Llewellyn "Sherrod" Larry; Godsister Velma (Tom) Pegues, Willamae Gilliam and other god brothers and god sisters of the late Godmother Lillie "Ma Bell" Gilliam, numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and dear friends. She was Preceded in death by her parents Joe and Lulamae Williams, 1 brother Joseph, and sister Paulette.
The family wishes to extend a special thank you to Heather Haller from Kenosha Visiting Nurse Association, Froedtert Hospital, Wheaton Franciscan Hospital, family and friends.
A Homegoing celebration will be held Thursday, April 20, 2017, 11:00 A.M. at Greater St. Luke’s Baptist Church, 1326 State St., with Reverend Joseph A. Pipes officiating. Interment will follow at Graceland Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday at the funeral home 5-7 P.M. and Thursday at the church. 10 A.M. until time of service. Proceeded in death by her parents Joe and Lulamae Williams, 1 brother, sister Paulette. The family wishes to extend a special thank you to Heather Haller from Kenosha Visiting Nurse Association, Froedtert Hospital, Wheaton Franciscan Hospital, family and friends.