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Emma Jean Gaskins Williams
  • In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to:
  • Hospice Care of South Carolina
    110 Dillon Drive
    Spartanburg, SC 29307
  • In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to:
  • Alzheimer's Association
    4124 Clemson Blvd., Suite L
    Anderson, SC 29621

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“I'm president of the volunteers at East Cooper Medical Center and knew Emma for many, many years. In 2007 she was the first staff member to be...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Jan Ledbetter - Mt Pleasant, SC

“Dale, will always have great memories of your mom and dad and of coming to your house in Mt. Pleasant. We are lucky to have had a great group of...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Douglas Decker - san diego, CA

“Dale, I am so sorry to hear about Aunt Emma Jean. You have been a wonderful son. We all have wonderful memories of her and Uncle Carnell. We always...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Laura Bagwell - Summerville, SC

“Dale, we are so sorry about the passing of Aunt Emma Jean. You have done a great job taking care of her. We're also sorry we can't make it to Mt....Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Rose Hardman - Decatur, GA

“Dale you mom was a good women I am very sorry for your loss If you need anything please let us know ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: Robert Holsclaw - Mt Pleasant, SC

“Aunt Emma Jean was a great Aunt. She was a intelligent woman working as a teller for many years in banks throughout Charleston. Anytime I would visit...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: Charlene DeStefano - Minnetonka, MN


Emma Jean Williams, 78, of Rock Hill, South Carolina, widow of Carnell Williams, Sr. died Monday, May 28, 2018. Her funeral service will be held at the graveside on Friday, June 1, 2018 in Mount Pleasant Memorial Gardens, 1308 Mathis Ferry Road at 1:00 pm. The family will receive friends at J. HENRY STUHR, INC., MOUNT PLEASANT CHAPEL, 1494 Mathis Ferry Road on Friday from 12:00 pm until time of the service.

Emma was born May 2, 1940 in Charleston, South Carolina, daughter of the late Lois Gaskins and the late Viola Williams Gaskins. She was a switch board operator with East Cooper Hospital for 20 years. As a member of First Baptist Church of Mount Pleasant, she sang in the choir and volunteered for many of the activities at the church.

She is survived by son, Dale Williams (Mary) of Rock Hill, SC; two brothers, Russell Gaskins of Mississippi and Lee Gaskins (Karen) of Mt. Pleasant, SC; two sisters, Julia Ellen Cooper of Charleston, SC and Carolyn Heath of Mt. Pleasant, SC. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son, Carnell Williams, Jr. and siblings, Earl Gaskins, Harold Gaskins, Joe Gaskins, Harry Gaskins, and Vester Gaskins,

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice Care of South Carolina, 110 Dillon Drive, Spartanburg, SC 29307 or Alzheimer's Association, 4124 Clemson Blvd., Suite L, Anderson, SC 29621.