Sheila E. Vaden Williams, Class of 1981

Died peacefully on April 19, 2015 in Baltimore, MD. Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Fisk University, Harvard Law School; president of the National Association of Minority Automobile Dealers; volunteer with the ARC of Prince Georges County, MD; West Point Parents Association of Maryland, DC and Virginia; Big Brothers and Big Sisters and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. She is survived by her husband of 27 years, James M. Williams, Jr (Fisk, class of 1982).; two sons, James Williams, III and Vaden Williams; daughter Jessica Williams; sister Eugenia Joyce Porter; brother Michael Vaden; mother-in-law Yvonne Williams; sisters-in-law, Billie Jean Holmes, Bobbie Jean Taylor, Felicia Vaden, April Prillaman, Nicole Williams and Katherine Prillaman; brother-in-law Troy Williams; and a host of nieces; nephews; other relatives and friends. 


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