Donnia Sharon Carr Williams was born October 23, 1942, in Syracuse, New York, to Hubert Carr and Esther Cobb Carr. She departed this lfie on Friday, November 19, 2010, at her home in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Raised in New York, Donnia came to Atlantic City in the late 1960's. She married the late Reverend Leslie L. Williams in 1979. Donnia had six children; Francis James, Lowell Dean Jacobs, Dolores Jacobs, Karen Terrell, John Haywood, and Leslie Jacobs. She worked as a teller for many years at First Union Bank in Atlantic City. She was a member of Saint Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church in Pleasantville, New Jersey, and had been the First Lady of Asbury African Methodist Episcopal Church in Wildwood, New Jersey for over 10 years. In addition to her husband, Donnia was predeceased by her son, John. Along with her children, she leaves behind seven grandchildren and four great grandchildren.