Biography: Mrs. Gladys Williams-Robinson was born on July 04, 1952 (in the house as she would say), however her birth certificate is dated July 12, 1952. We honored and celebrated her on July 04! She was born to the late Mrs. Ernestine Reid Williams and Mr. Willie Williams in Oxford North Carolina. Our beloved Queen transitioned and departed this life on August 30, 2020 at 11:20 AM. She was a widower of her late husband Mr. Willie Robinson. She fought a hard battle and desperately wanted to live. Our Matriarch our Pillar of Strengthen!
Although she was a native of Oxford North Carolina, she was truly a New Yorker! New York City became her home early on as a young adult and since then she has resided here. Our Queen was a city woman with a southern charm. She became the woman that we all knew her as, sweet, loving, caring, give and very forgiving. She was very intriguing and always bared a smile upon her beautiful face and easily engage with others even if she didn’t know you. After a conservation with our Queen you became a friend, more like family! She adored and honored her family and friends as they did her.
Our beloved Queen enjoyed laughter, cooking, gatherings, community events, music, dancing, movies, playing softball, Bingo and her lottery! Above all she loved God, her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, her siblings and extended family. To know her was easy to lover her!
She is survived and cherished by five children Saiquan Williams, Julius Williams, Troy Mussenden, Pamela Williams-Tunkara and Sherise Williams-Moore. Three sisters Frances Chaney, Stella Williams and Dorothy Williams, two brothers Richard Williams and Johnny Williams. Seventeen grandchildren, thirteen great grandchildren, Our father Mr. Mordicai Henry, daughters, sons and a brother in law, her dear MillBrook Family, host of aunties, uncles, cousins and best friend Hilda Betts from North Carolina! A tremendous void has forever been indebted in our hearts and soul by the absence of our honorable Queen. She was a remarkable woman, a woman of substance, essence and grace.
We are devastated and heart broken by the loss of our amazing, remarkable, outstanding Queen. There are no words to express the grief that we feel. Please let us celebrate her life as we allow her to lie within our hearts. Our Queen, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunty, cousin, niece, and friend will dearly be missed.