Vital reports say popular television host Wendy Williams’ mother Shirley Williams has died at 83.
The sad news of her death was announced by journalist, Courtney Brown.
Taking to Instagram she wrote:
“One of my granny’s best friends for 83 years passed away…Mrs. Shirley Williams Always available for my granny and our family, she flew in to share this beautiful speech at granny’s 100th birthday. Mr and Mrs Williams is truly what the kids now call #CoupleGoals. May she rest peacefully and prayers to @wendyshow and the entire family.” The post has since been deleted.
Wendy Williams is yet to officially announce the news.
Shirley Williams according to reports was an advocate for bettering the community. She lent her energy towards working as a learning disabilities resource specialist at the Bradley School Asbury Park, also contributed to society as a civic leader and was an active voice in community organizations like the Monmouth County Council of Girl Scouts and the Central Jersey Club of the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs, Inc. among others.
She received ‘Now Black Woman’ award in 1988 for her participation in civic and religious organizations and her leadership role in educating local children.
Shirley Williams is survived by her husband and three children