Mrs. Barbara Lapish Williams, 77, went to be with her heavenly father Friday October 6, 2023. She was born May 24, 1946, in Forsyth County NC to the late John David Lapish Sr, and Ruby Lash Lapish. Barbara was a loving wife and devoted mother who served as the rock of her family no matter what trials she was going through. She was a kind soul who enjoyed shopping, going out to eat, and watching classic black and white television shows. In addition to her parents Barbara was preceded in death by her two siblings; John “Buddy” Lapish, and Betty Reavis. She is survived by her husband Howard Williams, her three children; Teresa Williams, Harold Williams, and Gene Williams, and her three grandchildren; Zack, Katelyn, and Zorn. A graveside service will be conducted 11:00 AM Wednesday October 18, 2023, at Rural Hall Memorial Park with Rev. Terry Brandon officiating.