Phyllis B Williamson
(1947 - 2009)

Phyllis B Williamson
Nickname: Queen Bee and Grill

North Carolina, United States of America
March 11, 1947

Maryland, United States of America
March 25, 2009

CIAA Tournaments, Traveling, Sewing, Line Dancing, Discovering New Technology (IPod & Laptop), Chatting With Friends, Movies, Raven's Football, Basketball, & Music (Old Mowtown)
This online memorial was created in loving memory of Phyllis B Williamson, whose life story is told throughout this memorial website. Please sign Phyllis' guest book, light a candle, share a story, add a video, listen to the music she loved, or do anything else that makes you feel good and helps you to celebrate her life. The Queen Bee Will live forever in our hearts.

Phyllis B Williamson, daughter of James & Mariam Hoggard and William Barnes was born on March 11, 1947 in Elizabeth City,North Carolina. She departed this life suddenly on Wednesday,
March 25, 2009.

Phyllis attended P. W. Moore High School in Elizabeth City, North Carolina. She obtained her college degree in Physical Educationat Elizabeth City State University and went on to receive her Mastersin Special Education from Coppin State College.

Phyllis worked for the State of Maryland with the developmentally disabled for 36 years. During this time she met and married her husband of over 30 years, Robert Williamson and became thestep- mother to his daughter Felicia.

Of their union one child was born, a daughter, Crystal. Phyllis was a loyal and devoted friend. With her warm smile and charming personality it was not hard for her to win over the hearts
of many. This gift enabled her to forge friendships that lasted a lifetime, as proven by her steadfast relationships with childhood friends.
She was an enthusiastic RAVENS football fan, as well as, college basketball fanatic who has never missed a CIAA tournament. Her joys were sewing and discovering new technology like her new laptop
computer and IPod. She enjoyed traveling and was known to all as a “Road Warrior”. Above all, she was a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She will be sincerely missed by all.

She leaves behind to celebrate her life: her husband, Robert Williamson;her daughter, Crystal Williamson; her step-daughter Felicia Doctor Germaine); mother Mariam Hoggard; step-father James Hoggard; sister Annette Green (Bennie); step-sister Jackie Hoggard; grandchildren:Chandler, Ashley, Tayler, Kayla, & Ja-mya; a "daughter", Cotton-the poodle, many cousins, and a host of other relatives & friends.

You knew that she was so much more than those few paragraphs could convey. She had the biggest and warmest heart of anyone you could ever know. She was kind... so kind. She was the type of person that would give you the shirt off of her back or the last dollar in her wallet. She had the warmest smile and the loudest joy filled laugh you've ever heard. She took no mess and was quick to stand up for the ones she loved. She was the person you could tell anything with no judgment and she would listen and still love you no matter what you had said. She was the mother to all. She would take anyone in and she would feed anyone at anytime with a smile. She loved hard! She loved her family and she loved her friends. She was so happy when she was with them or even on the phone with them. She was the best mother, most supportive wife, and best friend that anyone could ever ask for. She had so much stength and was able to get through any situation. She was loved, so loved that two funerals and two viewings had to be held to accomidate all of those who loved her.

She was more than I can put in writing. More than I could ever explain. More than words can say. I know she was more than that to all of you too. Please leave a story under the stories section of this site. Share your memory and make someone else smile. Speaking of her and sharing our stories will keep her alive in all of us forever.

She was my mommy. She was my best friend. She was my teacher. She was my everything. And I hope that I can be half the woman that she was.

Rest in Peace Mommy. Please continue to watch over me. I love you and I miss you very much.

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Guest Book (15 entries)
You are my mommy to in so many ways. You sheltered me when I couldn't go home. I remember sleeping on your couch in the basement, or watching movies, or wrestling with Crystal . You feed me. and when I meant my wife it was your approval a sought out for. Words or tears could never express what you meant to me. I love you MAMA Phyllis from a little boy when you used to walk cotton. Your gentle smile. And your laugh. I thought as a little boy I was going to marry Crystal and you were my mother for real. I am so Sorry I moved away. and neglected to come see you. I think the last time I saw you, you were so happy about your new car. You are Loved by everyone who you let in your life. Even the Punuska's . I feel so bad because I am just finding out. And your family was there for me. And I wasn't there. I Love You. And I will never forget you..

Shang Jones (Adopted Son)
October 27th, 2009
Mrs. Phyllis, I still can't believe your gone it just feels like I haven't seen you in a while, but I will never forget the time I spent at your house eating up all your FOOD! I swear I use to be in heaven with every bite and extremely disappointed when there was nothing cooking in the kitchen. The way you would smile when I would give Crystal updates about a special someone and laugh at my jokes, I know you use to think I was so silly. When you found out I was from Charles Town that was all she wrote, lol. From the time I met you, you became a mom away from home and I will be forever grateful for having you in my life! Crystal is holding up well you would be so proud, I love you and I miss you. :-)
Dani Scott (Adopted Daughter)
September 25th, 2009
Crystal and I were inseperable throughout our high school years. I remember Ms. Phyllis would always softly smile and shake her head at me for all the stupid things I would do as a teenager.If it was'nt for Ms. Phyllis's sewing skills, I would'nt have had so many beautiful Homecoming dresses. I remember Crystal and I going to Joann Fabrics every year during High School and picking out the fabric that we wanted and Ms. Phyllis turning them into beautiful dresses and purses to match for us. All of them are still hanging in my parents closet. She was like another mother to me during those short years and I'll never forget her.
Shawn Harvey (an old friend to Crystal)
September 25th, 2009
As a child I would spend every summer with my dad and Phyllis. Although I was only her step-daughter she trated me like her own child and even introduced me to other people as her daughter. I had the best summers a child could ever ask for. Between beach vacations, time in elizabeth city or working with Phyllis and Rosewood. I would have to say the best memory would be when we would shop til we dropped. Most of the time my dad would be on the road and Phyllis would have to take me shopping to get me ready for school before I returned to Buffalo. She kept me in the flyest gear. I wonder if she showed my dad all the receipts, lol. Phyllis, I will always cherish your memory. Love you always,
Your daughter, Felicia
Felicia Doctor (stepdaughter)
August 25th, 2009
Crystal, you have definitely inspired me to create a page for my mom. What a great way to remember someone so SPECIAL. Walk around heaven was also one of her favorite songs! I pray that GOD continues to strengthen you. He has and continues to uplift my spirits everyday through this trying process! I love you
Sheena Freeman (sister)
August 14th, 2009
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"A sad day for me! Though I lost you 6 years ago, you are always in my heart! I still think "Wonder what Phyllis would say?""
Patti Melodini
March 25th, 2015
"It seems so unreal to think that you have been gone for 6 years. There is not a day that goes by that I don't miss you. I can't believe that you are not here with me. I wish you could be here to see Layla. I love you."
Crystal Turner
March 25th, 2015
"I was thinking of you all this week, my friend. Your beautiful smile and strong spirit remain alive for me. Miss you!"
Patti Melodini
March 13th, 2015
"Sweet Phyllis, It seems like yesterday that we were laughing joking and planning for your retirement party!!I will never have another friend like you!! I still miss you so!"
Patti Melodini
March 26th, 2014
"Miss you my friend.There is a void in my life that will never be filled. I still think about you everyday!Love you!"
Patti Melodini
March 20th, 2012
"My dear friend, I thought about you all day and had a great time in your honor at a retirement celebration for an OHCQ co-worker yesterday. It still is hard without you to talk to, and I miss you all the time.Our friendship is forever."
Patti Melodini
March 26th, 2011
"Hi mommy. I dont have a lot to say today. Today is a hard day. But i love you and miss you."
Crystal Williamson
March 25th, 2011
"Happy Birthday, Mommy! Enjoy the party in Heaven! I love you, always!"
Crystal Williamson
March 11th, 2011
"Happy Birthday dear friend! Not a day goes by that I don't think of you. Love you forever, Patti"
Patti Melodini
March 11th, 2011
"I don't know you Crystal or your mom but this is the most beautiful memorial. Your mom must have really been loved. I can feel her spirit just looking at the site. May you be blessed."
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June 6th, 2010


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