Mrs. Bessie Turk Williams, age 86, of Buford, Ga. passed away gracefully with family at her side on Friday February 8, 2013. Bessie is survived by her husband of 68 years, Rev. Barney E. Williams, her son, Barney Lamar Williams and his wife, Donna Hood Williams of Flowery Branch, GA; daughter Sandra Williams Goodrum and husband Lee Goodrum of Bogart, GA; and son Terry Williams and his wife Pam Kucera Williams of Suwanee, GA; grandchildren Jennifer Compton, husband Brett Compton of Flowery Branch, GA; Weston Goodrum, wife Nina Crawford Goodrum of Winder, GA; B.J. Williams, wife Meredith Caudill Williams of Flowery Branch, GA; John Michael Williams, wife Anna Kate Smith Williams of Flowery Branch, GA; Whitney Goodrum of Jackson Hole, WY; and Wyatt Goodrum of Woodstock, GA; Adair & Analise Kucera of Suwanee, GA; great grand children, Maddie Compton, Clayton & Nolan Goodrum, Button, Jasper & Lila Jane Williams, and Holt & Ridge Williams. She is also survived by brothers and wives, Gene & Carol Turk of Winder, GA, Thurmon & Nell Turk of Dacula, GA, Rayburn & Janet Turk of Maysville, GA and sister and husband, Gladys & MT Lyle of Oakwood, GA and many nieces and nephews. She was a homemaker, Pastor’s wife and loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She traveled the world, including multiple trips to the Holy Land and missionary trips to Haiti. She loved Christmas, always shopping for presents throughout the year and decorating her house from top to bottom. A funeral service celebrating the life of Bessie Lee Turk Williams will be held Sunday, February 10th at 2:00 pm at Flanigan’s Funeral Home in Buford, with Pastor Ted Williams officiating. Interment will be held at Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery immediately after the service. The family will receive friends Saturday from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm at the funeral home. To express condolences, please sign our online guest book at Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133.