Bill Text: VA SR166 | 2019 | Regular Session | Enrolled

Bill Title: Celebrating the life of Hazel Williams.

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill

Status: (Passed) 2019-02-23 - Bill text as passed Senate (SR166ER) [SR166 Detail]

Download: Virginia-2019-SR166-Enrolled.html

Celebrating the life of Hazel Williams.


Agreed to by the Senate, February 23, 2019


WHEREAS, Hazel Williams, a businesswoman and active citizen of the Roanoke Valley passed away on January 22, 2019; and

WHEREAS, Hazel Williams was born in Pittsylvania County and grew up on a farm in the Gretna area; she graduated from Gretna High School and earned her bachelor's degree in business administration from Averett University in 1979; and

WHEREAS, Hazel Williams held many positions over the years supporting the Roanoke business community; she worked for the accounting firms of Saunders & White and Goodman & Co. and as a realtor at MKB, REALTORS; served as a coach for young mothers at Total Action for Progress; and helped her husband, Walter Williams, run his Volvo repair shop, Boxy Swedish Car Center; and

WHEREAS, Hazel Williams made contributions to the community as a supportive friend and as a volunteer at Carilion Clinic and the Roanoke Valley Association of Realtors; and

WHEREAS, Hazel Williams will be dearly remembered and greatly missed by her husband, Walter; her children, Stuart and Tawanda; and numerous other family members and friends; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That the Senate of Virginia hereby note with great sadness the loss of Hazel Williams, beloved member of the Roanoke community; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the Senate prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the family of Hazel Williams as an expression of the Senate of Virginia's respect for her memory.