Wayne Williams


Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

Retired pastor Wayne Williams died on Friday, November 14, 2014.   He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth, who resides at 3374 Buckingham Drive, San Jose, CA 95118; by two daughters: Debra Carney of San Jose and Karen Finley of Oroville; by five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.   

The memorial service is scheduled for Saturday, November 22, at 10:30 a.m., at the Willow Glen United Methodist Church in San Jose.  The Revs. Rebecca Irelan and Larry George will preside.  

Wayne Williams originally served in the New York Conference before transferring to California-Nevada in 1956.   In the Conference he served the Sonoma, Oroville and San Jose: Willow Glen churches before retiring in 1988.   

Memorial gifts may be made to the Willow Glen United Methodist Church, 1420 Newport Avenue, San Jose, CA 95125; the Los Altos United Methodist Church, 655 Magdalena Avenue, Los Altos, CA 94024; Heifer International, One World Avenue, Little Rock, AR 72202 (www.heifer.org)  or to Doctors Without Borders, www.doctorswithoutborders.org.  

Bishop Warner Brown
California-Nevada Conference
P.O. Box 980250
West Sacramento, CA 95798-0250


California-Nevada Conference
1350 Halyard Drive
West Sacramento, CA 95691
(916) 374-1500