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Sylvia Stevens Williams

d. February 24, 2022

Sylvia Lorraine Stevens Williams, 78, of Siler City, passed away peacefully at her home on Thursday, February 24, 2022.

Sylvia was born on July 1, 1943, the daughter of Lester Eugene Stevens, Sr. and Luva Lorraine Trulock Stevens. Ms. Williams was a member of the Siler City Presbyterian Church.  She spent her working years as a Records Manager for GlaxoSmithKline, and served on the Board of the Chatham Cares Pharmacy.  Sylvia loved traveling internationally, visiting 35 countries. She enjoyed goat farming, photography, reading historical biographies, and murder mysteries in her spare time.  Sylvia was an avid watcher of the UK television channel BBC and Acorn TV.  In addition to her parents, Sylvia is preceded in death by her husband Maurice Williams, son Dale Williams, and grand-daughters Tiana and Ariana. She is survived by her daughters Tracy Pakornsawat (Rakfa) of Siler City, and Veda Williams of Carrboro; stepdaughter, Alta Williams of Colorado; brother Lester Eugene Stevens, Jr. of Colorado; stepdaughter Sarah Williams of Siler City; granddaughter, Zoey Williams; and the Larios and Perez families of Siler City. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Doctors Without Borders, or Chatham Cares Pharmacy, A Celebration of Life will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, March 26, 2022 at the Siler City Presbyterian Church, 720 W. 3rd Street, Siler City, with Rev. Richard LaDew officiating. Smith & Buckner Funeral Home is assisting the Williams family. Online condolences may be made at

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Saturday, March 26, 2022

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Siler City Presbyterian Church

720 W 3rd St, Siler City, NC 27344

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