Shirley Williams

Published 10:27 am Saturday, May 14, 2011

Name: Shirley Williams

Shirley Williams is the mother of Nancy, 56; Wayne, 55; Kathie, 52; and Penny, 50

Age: 70

Occupation: Granny, great-granny

Spouse: Kenneth

Children’s names and ages: Nancy, 56; Wayne, 55; Kathie, 52; and Penny, 50

Church Affiliation: Fountain Grove Baptist Church, Emporia

People say I look like: My mother

Favorite movie of all time: “Gone with the Wind”

TV show I never miss: “Wheel of Fortune”

The secret to happiness is: Be happy, and enjoy your family and friends

I wish I knew how to: Paint

Song Id love to sing karaoke to: “How Great Thou Art”

If I had to eat only three foods for the rest of my life, they’d be: Chicken, oysters and lobster

Three words that best describe me: Sweet, caring and loving

One superpower I wish I had: To make everyone well and happy

Book on my nightstand: “Bible”

My proudest achievement: My family

My most humbling moment: Birth of my first grandson, James

My most recent trip: Edenton, N.C.

My life won’t be complete until: Cancer is cured. I’ve had breast cancer since 1992.

My friends think I’m: Great. Got them fooled

I really lose my cool when: People are mean to kids

Favorite Color: Pink

Local charitable or non-profit organization I wish more people would support: Heart and cancer associations

What gives me the blues: War

My best childhood memory: Playing with family and going to grandma’s