December 11, 1923 ~ February 14, 2007

Born in: Haywood County, NC,
Resided in: Candler, NC

“Follow The Way Of Love” 1st Corinthians 14:1 Mildred Hazel Bennett Williamson, 83, of Candler, died Wednesday, February 14, 2007, at Mission Hospitals. A native of Haywood County and a resident of Buncombe County for most of her life, she was a daughter of the late Weaver G. and Mattie Carico Bennett. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Jack Ernest Williamson, who died in 1984. She was a member of New Morgan Hill Baptist Church and the Ladies Auxillary of the Candler VFW. Survivors include three daughters, Karen Williamson Costner of Candler, Janet Williamson Jones and her husband John of Marietta, GA, Diane Williamson Lynch and her husband Matt of Baton Rouge, LA; six grandchildren, Matthew Lynch, Addie K. Ries and her husband Brad, Ashley Silver Barrett, Victoria Jones, Kara Costner and Cameron Costner; one great-granddaughter, Annie Katelyn Ries; two sisters, Jean Davis Burns of Leicester and Ann B. Wix of Mars Hill. A memorial service will be held at 3:00 pm Sunday at New Morgan Hill Baptist Church with the Reverend Roy Houston officiating. Private interment will be at Pisgah View Memorial Park. Her family will receive friends one hour before the service at the church and request that memorials be made to New Morgan Hill Baptist Church Building Fund, 370 Lake Drive, Candler, NC 28715.

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  1. Karen,
    I just got your email. I am so sorry about your mom. Gosh, what a great loss. Please know that you and your entire family are in my prayers and thoughts. If there is anything that I can do for you please let me know. I will be talking with you soon. Love ya Deb

  2. Mrs. Williamson’s life was a blessing to her family and friends. She has left wonderful memories that will always be with you. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  3. Karen,
    I just received your email and am so sorry for the passing of your mother. I know what she meant to you, Kara, and Cameron. You and the kids are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Take care and I will talk to you soon.

  4. Karen,
    We are so sorry about your mom. If we can do anything, please let us know. You and your family are in our hearts and prayers.
    Carroll and Amy

  5. Dear Karen, Diane and Family,
    I am so sorry about the loss of your mom. I have many happy memories at her house growing up. Please know you all are in my thoughts and prayers. Please let me know if I can do anything.

  6. Karen I am very sorry to hear about your Mom, she was a very happy person, we will really miss her in sunday school class.

  7. To Mildred & Jack’s family, Mildred was strong,dependable, honest & never let the public know when she was down lady.Special.Loved her family. I’m so sorry for your loss.I’m praying for the Comforter to give you peace and comfort.She will be missed by all who knew her.I feel privileged to have been a part of her life.She was special to me. Love to all, Marcia Howell… know that I’ll be praying for you all.

  8. To the family of mildred Williamson my deepest sympathy to you all.Remember John 14:1-2-3-If there is any consolation in this verses for the grieveing family.Our prayers are with you all: In christ with love Glenn and Balnca Woody

  9. Karen, I am very sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. There is never a good time for such things. I know you take comfort in her faith and the scripture chosen for her obituary was wonderful. It has been some time since the class of 76 graduated and I hope you are doing well and continue in the faith of your mother. May God bless you and your family.

  10. Karen I want to say how sorry I am to hear about the loss of your mother and to let you know I will have you and your family in my thoughts and prayers. Pam

  11. I grew up on Beaverdam, and my mother stayed with the Bennetts when she came to work at Enka. So, I have known the family for a long time. I saw your Mom when my Aunt Mabel died. My prayers and thoughts are with all of you.

  12. Karen,
    I am sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. Please know that you and your family are in my prayers.
    Joyce Cooper Coggins
    Class of ’76


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