Salon 22

Joanna Williams

September 28, 2021

Obituary

Joanna Williams, the daughter of Thomas E. Williams and Bertha M. Brown Williams was born on Thursday April 16, 1953 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. She departed peacefully from this life to be with the Lord on Tuesday September 28, 2021.

Joanna received her formal education at the former John Harris High School in Harrisburg. She continued her education at Cheyney University Of Pennsylvania and received her bachelor's degree. Upon graduation, she was employed at Pennsylvania State University as an Assistant Director of Admissions. After 31 years of employment, and receiving numerous awards and certificates, Joanna retired.

She was a member of The Greater Zion Missionary Baptist Church and served on the usher board. Joanna was proud to be an active and dedicated member of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. She also enjoyed cooking, sewing, reading and crocheting the most beautiful blankets. She would crochet a blanket for everyone she knew and cared for. But most of all, Joanna cared for her family, especially her nieces and nephews who affectionately called her Aunt JoJo. Aunt JoJo loved them all as though they were her own children.

Joanna is now in heaven rejoicing with her parents. Her two brothers, Thomas E. Williams Jr. and Alfred H. Williams. Four sisters, Vivian O. Williams Shelly, Winnie L. Williams Anthony, Victoria Williams and Helen Williams. Surviving is her sister Leslie Williams Opara and brother Jacob Williams Sr (Veronica), along with numerous nieces, nephews, family and friends. 

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Services

Viewing
Thursday
October 7, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Hooper Memorial Home, Inc.
3532 Walnut Street
Harrisburg, PA 17109

Funeral Service
Thursday
October 7, 2021

11:00 AM
Hooper Memorial Home, Inc.
3532 Walnut Street
Harrisburg, PA 17109

Burial
Thursday
October 7, 2021

12:30 PM
William Howard Day Cemetary
801 Lincoln Street
Steelton, PA 17113

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