THOMSON, Ga. - Mrs. Dot Silas Williams passed away on July 20, 2007, at the home of her daughter in Thomson, where all of her family was at her bedside. Now, she has gone to be with her Lord and our father for eternity.
Mrs. Williams, a native of Richmond County, was the daughter of Thomas Watson Burnette and Addie L. Padgett Burnette Moseley. She had one brother and sister, James E. Moseley and Betty Jean Moseley, step-father Eugene Moseley, first husband, Gary H. Silas, and second husband, Boudry Williams, all which preceded her in death.
Survivors include her son Cary H. (Brenda) Silas, Harlem; daughter Nancy S. (Michael) Sator, Thomson; seven grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild.
Mrs. Williams was a member of Harlem United Methodist Church and the Eastern Star. She had retired after 25 years of service from Gracewood State School and Hospital. Prior to GSSH, she was joint owner and operator of Silas Jewelers with her first husband. The two of them worked very hard to achieve their success in the jewelry business, having had stores in Harlem, Wrens, Louisville, and Sandersville.
Services were graveside at 11 a.m. on Monday, July 23, 2007, in South Harlem Memorial Gardens, with the Rev. Dave Sargent officiating. Pallbearers were grandsons, Gary Jones, Adam Jones, Gene Jones, Clay Silas, and grandsons-in-law, Jimmy Summers and Lawrence Bruce.