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Kay Francis Williams

August 28, 1940 — May 24, 2022

Kay Francis Mahone Williams, 81, of Smithfield, passed away on Tuesday, May 24, 2022.  She was the daughter of the late Arthur Thomas Mahone and Pocahontas Francis Forrest Mahone.  Mrs. Williams is survived by her husband of 61 years, Paul Delano Williams, Sr.; daughters, Jennifer McQuillan (Nelson), Paula Kay Wainwright (Brooks) and Teresa Megginson (Jimmy); sons, Paul D. Williams Jr. (Pat) and Christopher Michael Williams; grandchildren, Zachary, Kaytlyn (Scott), Joshua (Estefany), Jenelle and Arlen; great grandchild, Sterling; sister, Sandra Jean Smith (George Morris); and a brother, Jerald “Jerry” Mahone.  She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Skip Mahone and Joseph Mahone. Mrs. Williams was a graduate of Newport News High School, class of 58’ and a member of Whiteheads Grove Baptist Church.   She worked at the NNS in the insurance office, Hickory Farms at Newmarket North Mall and later was a bridal consultant at Traditions Bridal in Newport News. Mrs. Williams enjoyed gardening, baking, and was an avid artist in her early years. She enjoyed spending her time mostly with her grandchildren. She was a wonderful, kind, caring and loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother, who would encompass the earth for all her family. A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, May 29, 2022, 3 p.m. at Whiteheads Grove Baptist Church, 18366 Benns Church Blvd, Smithfield, VA, with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends following the service at the church. Online condolences may be registered at

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Sunday, May 29, 2022

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Whiteheads Grove Baptist Church

18366 Benns Church Blvd, Smithfield, VA 23430

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