Reflections of Life
May 16, 1961 – September 24, 2021
Arita Levette Williams
Arita (Little Rita) was born on May 16, 1961, in San Diego California, to Samuel and Annie R.
Williams. She was the last born of the Williams family. Arita confessed her love for the Lord
and was Baptized at the age of 10 at Mt Erie Baptist Church. She sung in the choir and was
active in the Starlight Band, BTU and other Children/Youth activities.
Rita received her primary education in the San Diego Unified School District attending John F
Kennedy Elementary, Gompers Jr. High School and she Graduated from Abraham Lincoln High
School in 1979. After graduating High School she took some Community College courses and
then decided to join the Conservation Corps. Rita had to leave the Corps due to Medical
conditions. After returning home she worked as a Teacher’s Aid at the Mt Erie Christian
Academy, Concessions at Sea World San Diego and lastly as a Security Guard for Elite Security.
Arita ran track, was affiliated with the Elks Youth Fraternity & the Order of the Eastern Star
Ironette #29 Youth Fraternity. While in school she worked as a Library Assistant, Cafeteria
Worker and Tutored other Students.
Rita was loving and compassionate but could also be stern and didn’t have a problem letting
you know. God Blessed Little Rita with many gifts and talents. Whatever she did…she did well.
Her Past times included Carpentry (wood) & Pottery projects, Resting and talking on the phone
long distance to her Long Time BFF of 52 years, Beverly. She had a beautiful singing voice. She
was dedicated to keeping a family bond. She loved having family over for Sunday or Anytime
Dinner. She is known and will be missed for her Morning Breakfasts, her Potato Salad,
Chocolate Cakes, Banana Pudding and the list goes on.
Rita had a Special Mother’s Love for her 2 sons Tramaine and Terrell. They were spoiled to
death. Don’t mess with her Boys…. Even though they’re in their 20s & 30’s they still received
their Easter Baskets & Special Occasion Goodie Bags….She was known for her snacks & Goodie
Little Rita was called home on September 24, 2021 to join those family members who
preceded her in death: Grandmother Fannie Williams, Grandmother Julia Bennett, Grandfather
Isaiah Williams, Father Samuel Williams, Brothers Gerald Williams, Michael Williams, Sister
Cynthia Williams, Nephew Caiden Allen.
Arita leaves to cherish her Memories, Mother Annie R Williams, 2 Sons Tramaine Levar
Williams, Terrell Hoult (Shanai), Father of her 2 Children David Hoult,1 Sister Alvida Rucker
(Lonzo), 2 brothers Maurice McMihelk (Wanda), Barney D Williams, God Sister & BFF Beverly
Wells and a host of Nieces, Nephews, Cousins and friends.
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