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Elsie C. "Biscuits" "Bertha" Williams

June 12, 1956 — November 28, 2023

Las Cruces

Elsie C. "Biscuits" "Bertha" Williams

 

Elsie "Biscuits" "Bertha" Williams, age 67, of Carlsbad, NM, passed away on November 28, 2023, in Las Cruces, NM. Elsie was born on June 12, 1956, in Carlsbad. She graduated from Carlsbad High School and went on to receive her associate's degree in nursing in 1996. Elsie worked as an LPN at Good Samaritans in Artesia before moving to Las Cruces. In Las Cruces, she worked at Casa Del Sol, Mountain Shadow, and Home Care INC of Donna Ana.

Elsie was actively involved in her church, Living Waters, where she served as the food coordinator and contributed her time and efforts in various other capacities. She had a giving nature and a huge heart, always willing to help others. Elsie cherished her family, friends, and church family, and had a special place in her heart for her "other family" including Katrina, Shirley, Nadia, Tiffany, and Justice. Her husband, Walter B. Wilson, was her superhero who stood by her side through sickness and in health.

She leaves behind an amazing husband of 34 years, Walter B. Wilson; her one and only daughter, Trishella, and favorite son-in-love, Jeremy; sons: Marcello Williams and daughter-in-love Sunni of Roswell, Maurice Williams and daughter-in-love Angela of Carlsbad, James Williams and daughter-in-love Augusta of Alamo; first-born grandchildren: Quincy Williams, Mariah Williams, Keelan Childress, Marqyce Williams, Jadarion Williams, and 43 additional grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Elsie is also survived by her sisters: Sally Hemminger and Ray of Salt Lake, Rosie Vasquez of Roswell, Gloria Carrasco and Jay of Austin, Texas, Olga and Galvan of San Antonio, and her baby sister and sidekick, Brenda Carrasco of Austin, Texas; brothers: Jimmy Carrasco, Joe Carrasco, and Flo of Carlsbad, and many nieces and nephews; best friends: Lina, Alicia, and Monica were a huge part of her life.

She touched so many patient's lives she still remains in contact 23 years later. Elsie had a special bond with mija Neveah, pretty grandson DeVante, her mar mar… beautiful granddaughter Savannah, and was thrilled when Josiah was born!  She was preceded in death by her parents, Sophia & Augustine Carrasco; brother Frankie Carrasco, sister Sandy Duarte, and three fur babies.

We would like to thank, US Renal Care, Enhabit Home Health and Hospice of Las Cruces, NM. Dr Huerta office and staff, Dr Villalobos and Dr Ossai.

Elsie Williams will be remembered for her kind and generous spirit, her dedication to her family and community, and her unwavering faith. She touched the lives of many patients throughout her career and remained in contact with them even 23 years later. Elsie's memory will continue to live on in the hearts of all who knew and loved her.

Visitation will be from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM, Thursday, November 30, 2023 at Denton-Wood Funeral Home.  Funeral services are scheduled for 10:00 AM, Friday, December 1, 2023 at Carlsbad First Assembly with Associate Pastor Patrick Long officiating. Following the service, cremation will take place.  Denton-Wood Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Pallbearers will be Quincy Williams, Nevaeh Williams, Keelan Childress, Josiah Lopez, Frank Fuentes, Justin McKnight, DeVante Childress, and Henry Galindo.  Honorary pallbearers are Maurice Williams, James Williams and all her grandchildren and Living Waters Church family.

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