Deborah Ann Hamer (Williams) died in the comfort of her home, surrounded by loved ones, on January 3rd, 2020 in Kingsland, GA after a hard fought battle with cancer at the age of 57.
Deborah is survived by her parents, Ken and Ann Hamer of Kingsland, GA; husband Jack Williams of Kingsland, GA; daughters Elisha (Mark) Palmer of La Porte City, IA, Brianna (Luke) Gilles of Waterloo, IA, Hillary (Ryan) Watson of St. Marys, GA; Stepdaughter Jennifer (Joshua) Bonnewell, Stepson Chris (Mandi and Oliver) Williams; sisters Jeanne (Mike) Spegal of Kingsland, GA, Tara (Barry) Grimm of Dysart, IA, brother Greg (Missy) Hamer of Angola, IN; grandchildren Hunter, Gracie, Evie, Joey, Henry, Maverick, Tucker and Nash; best friend Beverly Rabideau; and many beloved nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. She is preceded in death by maternal grandparents John and Luella Bergmeier; paternal grandparents Merle and Irene Hamer; and grandson Knox Owen Palmer.
As a daughter, sister, mother, wife, friend, aunt and Nana, she had a creative soul and a gift to make those around her see life in a different and beautiful way. She was an accomplished entrepreneur and owner of a bookkeeping and tax office as an enrolled IRS Agent. She also had a passion for real estate and became a Realtor and HUD representative. .
A service is scheduled for January 7th, 2020 at 6:00PM at New Hope Baptist Church. Pastor George Anderson will officiate the ceremony. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Deborah’'s life. Per her wishes, in lieu of flowers, she wanted donations made to the Knox Blocks Foundation, a foundation created in honor of her grandson Knox (www.knoxblocks.org or P.O. Box 291 Cedar Falls, IA 50613).