Claudia Marcella Howard Williams

Published 6:46 am Thursday, June 11, 2020

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Claudia “Connie” Marcella Howard Williams, 82, of Southern Shores, formerly of Elizabeth City, died June 6, 2020.

Born in Kermit, TX on March 5, 1938, to the late Marcella Tamosaitis Howard and Claude Ernest Howard, she was a loving wife to the late Buck Andrew Williams.

Connie spent her career as a licensed practical nurse at Albemarle Hospital, and after her retirement dedicated her time to various philanthropic agendas. She was a parishioner of Holy Family Catholic Church and a regular attendee at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church.

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Mrs. Williams is survived by daughters Anita Williams Brown and husband Jeff of Charlotte, Andrea Williams Nolde and husband Bobby of Elizabeth City and Carmela L. Williams and fiancé Bill of Southern Shores; grandchildren Connie L. Wright of Manteo, Nicole B. Tringas and husband Alex of Alexandria, Va., Tyler A. Williams and fiancé Kathryn of Manteo and Christian P. Williams and wife Chelsea of Southern Shores; three great-grandchildren and brother Bruce Howard and wife Pat of Sarasota, Fla.

A rosary service will be held at 10:30 a.m. followed by a Mass of the Resurrection beginning at 11 a.m. on June 12, 2020 at Holy Family Catholic Church, Elizabeth City by Rev. P. Nicholas Cottrill. The family will receive visitors at the home of Andrea and Bobby Nolde following the services.

Twiford Funeral Homes, Outer Banks is assisting the family. Condolences may be shared at