On Thursday, November 10, 2022, Terella L. Williams, a loving wife, mother, daughter, sister, and friend transitioned surrounded by her loved ones at the age of 50.
Terella was born on May 25, 1972, in Orange Park, FL to James and Mary Williams. Terella spent her childhood and school-age years in Middleburg, FL. Terella was raised in the Christian faith and would often attend The Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses. She received her bachelor’s degree in business administration from Columbia College in Columbia, MO. As a student at Columbia, Terella graduated with honors and a 3.9 GPA, was the recipient of multiple Deans List’s awards and was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa Sorority for overall academic achievement.
Terella worked in the banking industry for over 29 years. She spent most of that time with Wells Fargo Bank in the Treasury department assuming several roles to include treasury management sales analyst. With Terella’s can-do attitude she was often asked to fill the role of manger when it was needed. Terella was very instrumental and dedicated to her coworkers and other colleagues at Wells Fargo. She was recognized and received multiple awards for her level of commitment and outstanding service.
Most recently, Terella’s passion for finance and business was most realized as she was the co-founder of multiple business ventures to include Noir Blanc Boutique and The Ink Cartel Print Shop. It was through these business ventures Terella was able to influence, mentor and help others with their business concepts and realize their potential with-in themselves.
Terella’s love transformed the lives of everyone she encountered. She brought a bounty of beauty to everything she did, with her business acumen, her smile and unbounded love. She had a remarkable ability to connect with people, share herself and evoke that same spirit of love in each person she knew.
Terella is survived by her loving husband, Tarico of Jacksonville FL; daughters, Jasmine (Anderson) Premdas, Brittany (William) Cooper and Cydney (Brian) Carlo; grandchildren, Daniel Ealey, Elizabeth Premdas, Jamison and Nora Cooper, Beckham Carlo; her parents, James Sr. and Mary Williams; siblings, Rodney Sr. (Charlotte) Williams, Wanza (Samuel Sr.) Mays, James Jr. (Angela) Williams, Tony Mitchell Williams (deceased); father in-law, Willie (Geneva) Williams; mother in-law, Pamela Boone (LaBrone); sister in-law, Shandra (Richard) Rose, Denise Jones, and host of loving aunts, uncles, nephews, nieces, cousins, friends, and co-workers.
A viewing will be held Friday, November 25, 2022 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Aaron and Burney Bivens Funeral Home, 529 Kingsley Avenue, Orange Park, FL 32073. The funeral service for Mrs. Terella will be held Saturday, November 26, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. at Aaron and Burney Bivens Funeral Home, 529 Kingsley Avenue, Orange Park, FL 32073, (904) 264-1233.