October 31, 1939 - August 12, 2017
Shirley Gauntt Williams was born on October 31, 1939 to the late Mary Lois Hicks and Simmie Lett. She was adopted and raised from the age of three by the late Minor Taft Gauntt Sr. She departed this life on 8/12/2017. She confessed Christ at an early age and joined Oak Valley United Methodist Church. Later in life she named and was one of the founders and The Mother of God's Congregation Holiness Church, where her son is The Bishop and Pastor. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Gabriel Williams Jr., two sons Michael and Christopher Gauntt, 6 of her grandchildren, and two brothers Minor Taft Gauntt Jr. and Wayne Allen. She leaves to cherish in her memories four loving daughters Lois (Terry) Mallard, Isabella (Milton) Thomas and Angela Williams all of Tallassee AL, Rosemary (Kelly) Pitts of Montgomery Al. Ten devoted sons Barry Gauntt of Cleveland OH, Don (Carla) Gauntt of Montgomery, Al, Bishop Adolphus (Nina) Gauntt, Frankie Williams, and Steven (Anntionette) Gauntt all of Tallassee, Al, Mark (Shawn) Gauntt of Cordale GA, Terry Gauntt of Chattanooga TN, Danyelle Williams of Owatonna, MN, Keenyn Styles of Atlanta GA, and Gabriel (Kimberly) Williams of Shorter, AL; Three sisters Theresa (Morris) Crockett of Charleston SC, Betty (Jessie) Foster, and Mary (Nathaniel) Benson of Tallassee, Al, One brother Ed Gauntt of Tallassee Al. One sister-in-law Margaret Gauntt of Wetumpka AL. 54 Grandkids, 33 Great Grandkids, and 7 Great Great Grandkids. A special niece Shizu Hollins and a host of other nieces, nephews and other relatives. Three very special friends Gloria Nolen, Betty Ware, and Wylodean Henderson. Loving and Devoted grandkids; Raysoyia Gauntt, and Bianca Gauntt.
Shirley Gauntt Williams was born on October 31, 1939 to the late Mary Lois Hicks and Simmie Lett. She was adopted and raised from the age of three by the late Minor Taft Gauntt Sr. She departed this life on 8/12/2017. She confessed Christ at... View Obituary & Service Information
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