March 12, 2020

Anita Williams, 62, of Big Stone Gap, passed away Friday, March 6, 2020 in Kingsport, Tennessee.

She was of the Christian faith.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Homer Williams; son, Joey Raleigh; sister, Norma Raleigh; and brother, Dennis Raleigh.

Surviving are a son, David Vanover and wife Hope; daughter, Leslie Cantrell and husband Ola; seven grandchildren, Andy Vanover, Justin Vanover, C.J. Cantrell, Heather Ward, Kyle Cantrell, E.J. Stapleton, and Emily Straughn; six great-grandchildren; brother, Steve Raleigh; sister, Janice Figuroa; half-sister, Linda Hurd; special friend, Mark Thompson; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services for Anita Williams will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, March 13 at the Sturgill Funeral Home chapel in Wise with Ola Cantrell and Pastor Ricky Mullins officiating. Family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until time of services.

Graveside committal services and burial will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 14 in the Laurel Grove Cemetery in Norton. Family and friends will meet at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home to go to the cemetery in procession.

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Sturgill Funeral Home in Wise is in charge of arrangements.