WILLIAMS Portia Elizabeth (Segal) Williams, “Liz” died in
Washington, DC on September 28, 2006 after a fighting a fierce battle
against ovarian cancer.
Born on February 19, 1938 in Jacksonville, FL to
Mr. & Mrs. Josiah D. Segal, Liz grew up in Riverside and attended
Lee High School. She graduated with the first class of the School of
Nursing at University of Florida in 1960, where she was also a sister
and vice president of Alpha Chi Omega.
Later that year, she married Lt. Robert S Williams. Bob and Liz enjoyed the military life, traveling and living in many places overseas and in the US. One of their favorite assignments was Wiesbaden, Germany and it became their home for over 20 years.
Liz continued her work as a RNP and furthered her education,
receiving her master's degree in counseling. She worked as a school
nurse and counselor at both Aukumm and Hainerberg Elementary and
Wiesbaden American Middle School.
Liz enjoyed a fantastic family,
devoted friends, great food, and beautiful music. She is survived by her
husband Col. Robert S. Williams (USAF Ret.) of Jacksonville, FL; her
daughters and their husbands Terri and Tony Goodin of Makanda, IL; Josi
and David Amaral of Charlotte, NC, her grandchildren Portia, Rob, Paul
Graveside Services will be held at 1:00 PM,
Tuesday, October 10, 2006, in Oaklawn Cemetery of Jacksonville, FL, with
Rev. Martha Hubbard officiating. A memorial service will be held in
Wiesbaden, Germany at a later date. Services under the direction and
care of Quinn-Shalz. Please Sign the Guestbook @ Jacksonville.com