Williams, Dorothy Ann a longtime resident of the South Bay passed away on Wednesday, July 21, 2004 in Torrance. Born in Tennessee January 21, 1939, Dorothy was 65. She had worked for Hughes Aircraft for over 18 years. She is survived by her daughters, Teresa (Jose) Williams of Carson, Anita Chavez of Dominguez Hills and Marilyn (Ricky) Williams of Carson; son, Steve (Mary Jo) Williams of Harbor City; along with 10 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her loving and devoted husband James R. Williams in 1993. Visitation will be held Tuesday, July 27 from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at White and Day's Colonial Mortuary, 901 Torrance Blvd. in Redondo Beach. Funeral Services wil be held Wednesday, July 28 at 1:00 P.M. in the Mortuary Chapel. Burial will follow with procession to Pacific Crest Cemetery in Redondo Beach.

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  1. My grandmother was the best grandma in the world. she would always have a smile on her face no matter what and always made me feel loved.It will be hard to go so long without her hugs, kisses and beautiful smile.I cant wait till I see her in heaven.

  2. I feel my grandmother will be missed by all who new her. She was the kindess sweetest woman I knew. Their was never a time she would have not helped someone if she could. As much as my family and myself grieve over the loss of my grandmother, I know she is in a happier place along with her one and only true love, my grandfather James Willams. I love you grandma! We will all miss you!!

  3. I had an angel here beside me, Sent to Earth to help and guide me, An angel always there for me Sent to love and care for me. She did the things that angels should: She taught me what was bad and good, She gave me hope when no one cared, She held my hand when I was scared, She cheered me up when I was down She could make a smile from a frown, She doctored me when I was sick, And had so many other angel tricks. Today my angel earned her wings, Her halo, harp and other things. But today I\’m lost and all alone For today God called my angel home. WE ALL LOVE AND MISS YOU GRAN. TELL GRANDPA I MISS HIM TOO. ONE DAY WE WILL ALL BE TOGETHER AGAIN HAPPY AS CAN BE. LOVE ALWAYS YOUR GRANDSON PAUL JAMES

  4. GRANDPARENTS Few can bring the warmth we can find in their embrace, And little more is needed to bring love than the smile on their face. They\’ve a supply of precious stories, yet they\’ve time to wipe a tear, Or give us reasons to make us laugh, they grow more precious through the years. I believe that God sent us Grandparents as our legacy from above To share the moments of our life as extra measures of His love. ~Author Unknown~ I Love You Grandma… There will never be another person as beautiful as you. I know you are in heaven with Grandpa and one day we will see each other again. Love…Tina

  5. Just the other day, Mom Again I needed you. As I gazed upon your picture Into your eyes of green. Memories began unfolding Of times when you were here. Grandchildren all around you As you wiped away their tears. How much I’d miss your helping hand Back then I never knew. But just the other day, Mom Again I needed you. standing in the kitchen making Dad’s favorite pie. Your cup of coffee there beside you These memories never die. How many times I’ve thought about Your thoughtful deeds and ways And though we disagreed sometimes. I miss you so today. And just the other day, Mom, Stopping to catch a breath or two, I caught the scent of your favorite perfume And again I needed you. You left us all quite suddenly So few days ago. How very much we’ve missed you Surely God has let you know. The seasons change and the days pass by, But your memory is here to stay For again I found I needed you, Mom, Just the other day… Mom, not a day goes by that I don\’t miss you so much my heart aches….The only thing that makes me feel a little better is knowing your with daddy now and someday I know we will be with you both again….I hope you know how much I love you mom and you always will be the best mom in the world….Thanks for loving me no matter what….I miss you mom with all my heart…I love you…Your daughter….Marilyn

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