• Esther Riley Williams

Esther Riley Williams

Esther Riley Williams, entered eternal rest on Friday, May 15, 2020 at 3:25 p.m. at her home in Baton Rouge, LA, at the age of 83. She was born in Homeplace, LA, on March 8, 1937. She was also a lifelong resident of Port Sulphur, LA, until relocating to Baton Rouge following Hurricane Katrina. She was a faithful member of the Mount Zion II Baptist Church of Plaquemine LA; pastored by Rev. Ricardo L. Handy Sr. Daughter of the late Ivory B. and Evelina Garrison Riley. Beloved mother Doris I. Riley, Minister Lora W. (Michael) Johnson, Carmen A. Williams, Marvin G. Williams and the late Lonnie T. Williams Jr. Devoted sister of Shirley I. and Evelyn A. Riley and the late Leona R. Johnson, Irene Riley, Elva R. Riley, Ellied P. Riley, Irvin B. Riley and Isaiah P. Riley. Cherished grandmother of Oprah M. Espadron, Kora L. Parker, Corran C. Parker Sr., Jalen I. Johnson, Alyssa E. Johnson, Rashad M. Harvey and Lonnie J. Williams. Great-grandmother of Corran C. Parker Jr., Cantrell C. Parker, Bella-Ka’oir Lewis, Chloe C. Parker and Zuree A. Lewis. Niece of Ella Riley. Devoted Godmother of Bernell (Tanya) Boudreaux. She is also survived by several nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. A private graveside service and interment was held on Saturday May 23, 2020 at Winnfield Memorial Park Cemetery located at 7221 Plank Road, Baton Rouge LA. Officiant: Pastor Joycelyn M. Ruffin of Fulfilling the Gospel Ministries International. The family also received a limited amount of guests for a visitation on Friday March 22, 2020 at Robinson Family Funeral Home 9611 Hwy. 23, Belle Chasse, LA. For online condolences please visit www.robinsonfamilyfuneralhome.com

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