Edna P. Williams Campbell, entered into eternal rest on Friday, October 29th, 2021, at Baystate Medical Center. Born on March 12, 1935, in Oak Ridge, Louisiana, to the late Harry & Carrie (Jones) Price. Edna was pre-deceased by her husband, Johnnie Campbell Jr.; a son, Thomas E. Williams; a granddaughter, Dominique Williams; three brothers, George Price, Theodore Norsworthy, and Climmie L. Price; four sisters, Beatrice Williams, Clara L. Miller, Malinda Andrews, and Europa Carrie L. Brown.
To cherish her memories, Edna is survived by her children, Julius R. Williams (Casandra), Pamela Williams, Jacqueline G. Williams Hines (Robert III), all of Springfield, MA, Joseph Smith of Houston, TX and Brenda Campbell of Chicago; two special sons that were close to her, Coreese Everett and Barry Pollard; a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren whom she adored; great nieces and nephews who loved her; and a plethora of cousins and friends to also cherish her memories.
Edna attended schools in Louisiana and came to know Jesus Christ at a very early age and was raised in the church family under the late Bishop Robinson. Edna and her family moved to Springfield, MA, in 1969 and settled in and begin to work at various jobs including Spaulding, Gemini Corp., Harley Hotel, and Monson Developmental Center. Edna was determined to continue her education and went on to obtain her GED. Edna went on to retire from Monson Developmental Center in Monson, MA. Edna was a strong woman with a strong personality and a good heart who always helped those around her and, also helped to raise many of her nieces and nephews because she loved her family very much. Edna took in many foster children and raised them as her own. She was a great cook and loved to fish. She was an avid fan of Tiger Woods the golfer and enjoyed watching the Red Sox and Boston Celtics games with her late husband Johnnie. She loved watching the news and her favorite news program was Morning Joe. She will be greatly missed.
The calling hour is 11 a.m. to noon, Tuesday at Harrell Funeral Home, followed by funeral services at noon, with burial in the Massachusetts Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery.