Terissa Williams, 19

Terissa Leann Roberts Williams, 19, of Peru, formerly of Wabash, died at 8:43 a.m., Sunday, April 29, 2018 in rural LaFontaine. 

She was born Jan. 18, 1999, in Rochester, to Michael D. Williams, Sr. and Diana (Roberts) Martinez.

Terissa was a 2017 graduate of Wabash High School. She worked at Millwright Solutions in Wabash. Terissa was a member of Potter's House Ministry in Wabash.  She enjoyed music, tennis, playing video games, taking selfies, and joking around.  She loved her nieces, nephews, and animals.

She is survived by her father, Michael D. Williams, Sr. of Wabash, and mother, Diana Martinez of Laketon; two brothers, Michael D. Williams, Jr. of Wabash, and Trent Custer of Roann; sister, Tyanna Custer of North Manchester; grandmothers, Bernice Pickering of Wabash, and Pamela Hudson of Laketon; grandfather, Jim Roberts of North Wilkesboro, N.C., and great-grandmother, Julia Alderfer of Laketon.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Trever Williams; uncle, Buddy Williams; nephew, Owen Williams; and grandfathers, Ellis Pickering, Mac Williams, Merle Alderfer and Jim Bowman.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday, May 5, 2018, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash, with Terry Brewer officiating.  Burial will be in Friends Cemetery, Wabash.  Friends may call 3-7 p.m., Friday, May 4 at the funeral home.

Preferred memorial is Animal Shelter of Wabash County.

The memorial guest book for Terissa may be signed at


Posted on 2018 May 01