Jillian-Rey Catherine Williams, surrounded by her family and the angels, passed peacefully into the loving hands of her Heavenly Father on Saturday, May 19, 2018. She was born on September 18, 2008 in Durham, NC. She shared 9.5 years of love and faith with her parents, Kendra O'Neal Phillips (Toby) and Gregory R. Williams (Monica); two loving sets of grandparents, Elton & Myrtle O'Neal of Durham, NC, Gregory & Dale Williams of Bolivia, NC; her aunt, Kellie O'Neal; uncle, Johnathan Williams; her brother-cousin, Joel Tanner; countless great-aunts, great-uncles, and cousins; her church family, Cup of Salvation Deliverance Church; and her school community, Bethesda Christian Academy.
Her life will be celebrated on Thursday, May 24, 2018 at First Calvary Baptist Church, 1311 Morehead Avenue, Durham, NC 27707 at 12 noon. A visitation with her family will begin at 11:00 a.m. In honor of her favorite colors, Jillian's family will be wearing shades of pink and Carolina blue. Those attending her celebration are welcome to join them.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be donated online at cupofsalvation.org to the Jillian-Rey Williams Fund or via check to Cup of Salvation Deliverance Church, 1020 Highway 70 East, Durham, NC 27703 with Jillian-Rey Williams Fund in the memo line. From these contributions, her family will make a single donation to Duke University Medical Center to assist with the care and accommodations for pediatric hospice patients and their families.