Deloris J. Williams, 87

Deloris J. Williams, 87, of Millsboro, Del., passed away peacefully at Delaware Hospice Center on Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017. She was born on Oct. 1, 1930, in Caledonia, Ohio, to the late Paul and Cora Billet.

She was a past president of the Indian River Yacht Club Ladies Auxiliary and a life member of the Indian River Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary.

Williams was preceded in death by her husband, Robert E Williams; a sister, Darlene Metz; a son, Darrell Williams; a grandson, Scott Haring; and a granddaughter, Tiffany Hawkins. She is survived by a sister, Janet Ralston of Dallas, Texas; her children, Dixie Hawkins of Millsboro and her husband, Steve, Deborah Schrom of York, Pa., Daniel E. Williams and his wife, Vicky, of Mechanicsburg, Pa., and David E Williams and his wife, Becky, of Lutz, Fla.; a daughter-in-law, Jane Williams of Dover, Pa.; 12 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

A funeral service and celebration of her life were scheduled for Nov. 28 2017, at Watson Funeral Home, with internment at Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, both in Millsboro, Del. In lieu of flowers, the family suggested memorial contributions to Delaware Hospice; 100 Patriots Way; Milford, DE 19963. Condolences may be sent online at