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Welcome to the memorial page for

Mittie Cheryl Terry Williams

August 2, 1952 ~ November 24, 2017 (age 65)

Mittie Cheryl Terry Williams transitioned peacefully on Friday, November 24, 2017.  She accepted Christ at an early age and was a lifelong member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Fairfield, Alabama and attended St. Mary’s Elementary School.  After graduating with honors in 1970 from Holy Family High School in Ensley, Mittie continued studies at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in the Allied Health Program and became a Registered Radiographer.  She was a dedicated employee of the Birmingham VA Medical Center for over 30 years before she retired in 2008.  Mittie was well known for her love of veterans, cooking on the grill, genuine and outgoing personality, and sense of humor. 

She was preceded in death by her father, Albert Terry, Sr., mother, Jane Ethel Jackson Terry, and brothers William J. Terry, Sr. and Louis V. Terry.  She is survived by her sister, Aqueelah Akbar; brother, Albert Terry, Jr.; daughter, Dr. Griena Knight Davis; and son-in-law, James Davis, Jr., as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins.

The Rosary and Family Hour will be on Friday, December 1, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at Westside Funeral Home in Fairfield.  The Homegoing Celebration Mass will be held on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Fairfield.  Interment will be at Elmwood Cemetery in Birmingham. Her remains will lie in repose from Noon - 7:00 p.m. at Westside Funeral Home Fairfield.  

In lieu of flowers, her daughter asks that donations be made payable to Holy Family Cristo Rey Catholic High School in Ensley for the purpose of assisting students who need uniform sweaters, jackets or coats.


 Service Information

Funeral Mass
Saturday
December 2, 2017

1:00 PM
St. Mary's Catholic Church
6130 Myron Massey Blvd
Fairfield, AL 35064

Interment following funeral service
Saturday
December 2, 2017

Elmwood Cemetery
600 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive
Birmingham, AL 35211


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