In Memoriam

Genevieve Laverne Cooper Williams (1942-2009)

Genevieve Williams, a retired professor of education at North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro, has died of cancer. She was 66 years old.

Dr. Williams was a native of Dublin, Georgia. She received a bachelor’s degree in music education from Bennett College for Women. She held a master’s degree from North Carolina A&T State University and a doctorate in reading education from Ohio State University.

During her long teaching career, she was also a member of the faculty at Livingstone College and Winston-Salem State University.