Suzette Louise Williams was born on March 13, 1962, to the union of Gus Person Jr. and Ruby Mae Barber-Person in Niagara Falls, New York.
Suzette received her Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice from Niagara University, and after moving to Virginia Beach, Virginia with her children in 1993 she received her Master's Degree in Social Work from Norfolk State University. She continued her public service by gaining employment with the City of Norfolk Department of Social Services for over 25 years. She worked tirelessly to be of service to the public and her spiritual community by accepting Jesus Christ into her life as a child at New Hope Baptist Church of Niagara Falls, New York. She devoted herself to a multitude of ministries; Voices of Lynnhaven, Women’s Fellowship,
Greeters Ministry, and Utoka Hite Missionary at First Lynnhaven Baptist Church where she also on June 5, 2022 became an ordained Deacon at the church she loved dearly.
Suzette was called home on May 6, 2023 preceded by both her parents; brother, Myron Johns; sister, Keziah Ewing, and one nephew, Michael Frederick Nelson.
Suzette is survived by her son: Isaac Williams Jr. of Virginia Beach, Virginia; siblings, Eric Johns of Niagara Falls, New York, Vicki Nelson of Buffalo, New York, Gus Person III of Oakland, California, Roslyn Person of Virginia Beach, Virginia, Vanessa Person-Jones of Buffalo, New York, Shawn Person of Chesapeake, Virginia and Billene Person of Buffalo, New York. She also leaves behind cherished god-daughters, Tiah Lee of Atlanta, Georgia, Olivia Ellis and Joy Fitzgerald both of Virginia Beach, Virginia; a host of nieces, Kasaundra Ewing of Suffolk, Virginia, Kristin Johns of White Plains, New York, LaShanta Person, Garisha Greer, Makiyah Zeigler, Tnajah Meeks, and Ashley Nelson all of Buffalo, New York, and Qetziah Person of Oakland, California; a host of nephews, Michael Person of Virginia Beach, Antoine Person of Atlanta, Georgia, Terrance McCloud of Buffalo, New York, Kadin Ewing-Yancy of Suffolk, Virginia, Cherone Person of Chesapeake, Virginia and Haelyf Person of Oakland, California.
Suzette loved serving the lord, singing her heart out in the church choir, working out, and loving her family to the fullest of her ability. Suzette' s magnanimous personality, effervescent charm, and quick wit will truly be missed. We love you, Suzy.