Ada — Services for Clemateen Mozena Williamson, 91, Ada, are 11 a.m. Saturday at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 725 N. Division Street in Konawa. Burial will follow at Grayson Cemetery near Konawa. A Wake Service will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at Reaper Baptist Church, 3301 N. Broadway in Ada.
Mrs. Williamson died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, at her home. She was born Oct. 13, 1922, near Konawa to Hiram Abiff Ransom, Sr. and Lena Franklin Ransom. She attended Grayson School in Konawa where she played on the girls basketball team and later received her G. E. D. from Napier School in Ada.
Mrs. Williamson was employed for many years as a housekeeper for the Streetman family of Konawa, as well as the Spann, Howard, and Smith families of Ada. She later retired from KTEN television station. Mrs. Williamson attended Bethlehem Baptist Church in Konawa and later she served at St. Joseph Baptist Church of Wewoka, Philemon Missionary Baptist Church and Reaper Missionary Baptist Church both in Ada. While a member of Philemon Missionary Baptist Church, she served as a Missionary Society Member, choir member, Children’s Sunday school teacher and Director of the Royal Ambassadors Boys Auxiliary. As a member of Reaper Missionary Baptist Church, she taught Adult Women’s Sunday School Class, served as a deaconess and prepared the Lord’s Supper.
Mrs. Williamson was a member of the Order of Eastern Star, the NAACP, and the African American Heritage Committee.
Survivors include her two sons, James Clifton Williamson, Jr. and wife Suzette Tillman Williamson of Sacramento, Calif., and Alvin Dean Williamson of Dallas, Texas; two daughters, Patricia Ann Hicks of Dallas, Texas, and Dr. Vivian Whitney and her husband Rev. Walter Whitney of Ada; a God-son, Bobby Lewis, Perkins, Okla.; eight granddaughters, Cindy Yearby, Jacquelyn Williamson, Denise Warner, Dr. Ashanti Turner, La-Shune Rushing, Hope Williamson, Akilah Johnson, and Aisha Johnson; three grandsons, R. C. McKinney, Kelvin Williamson, and Broyce Williamson; 14 great-grandchildren, Kamesha Robinson, Shatora Robinson, Shatora Rushing, Ta’Tiana Johnson, Mercedes McKinney, Jazmyn Adams, Rodney Woods, Deonté Johnson, Michael Davis, Jr., Kithony Nichols, Jade (BG) Whitemon, Frank Pyrtle IV, Calea Turner and Larry Turner II; and 4 great-great-grandchildren, Kamari Robinson, London Jackson, Zavier Robinson, and Caiden Pratt; sisters, Faye Owens and Lola Robinson; brothers, Hiram Ransom, Jr., Clifford Ransom, Sr. and Howard Ransom; and a host of nephews, nieces and cousins.
She was preceded in death by parents; sister, Electra Anderson; brothers, Therris Lloyd Ransom, George Warren Ransom, Therman Jacob Ransom, Sam Archie Lee Ransom and Clifton Ransom; her husbands, J. C. Williamson and Willie Gray; sons, Ben Don Williamson and Weldon Aaron Gray; and a grandson, James C. Williamson, III.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to the Grayson Community Cemetery Fund c/o Dr. Vivian Williamson Whitney, 1315 Lakehurst Drive, Ada, OK 74820.