H. Glenn Williams

Glenn Williams was born June 1, 1938. He graduated from East Carolina University and was a successful accountant, serving as a partner of Arthur Andersen & Co.

He married Patsy Ann Edwards of Rocky Mount. They have three children. Charles Edwards Williams was born January 6, 1970. Mark Bobbitt Williams was born December 27, 1974. Melanie Leigh Williams was born September 22, 1977.

Glenn's passions were his family, his church and civic causes. He engaged in many noteworthy civic causes and was noted for having help hundreds of at-risk children in Raleigh housing projects by establishing Community Learning Centers and Communities in schools in Wake County. He was also a leader in the State Communities in Schools Program, and the H. Glenn Williams Power of One Awards were established in his honor

Patsy and family, Chuck, Melanie and Mark 2016

Glenn joined the Arthur Andersen Company after a year of graduate studies at East Carolina University. He became a partner of the firm and fulfilled his dream of opening an office of the company in Raleigh where he served as managing partner. He became a firmwide expert in healthcare industry accounting and organizational issues and an authority on accounting standards. He was noted in his firm and in the business community for professional integrity.

Patsy, also a gradute of East Carolina University, was involved with Glenn in civic and community affairs in addition to being the mother of three children and operating her own consulting business.


Charles Edwards Williams

Chuck, Robin, Noah, Wyatt and Aiden, 2012

Chuck Williams graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in History. He attended the Bowman Gray School of Medicine at Wake Forest University, and following completion of his medical studies, he was resident the Harry Truman Hospital in Kansas City. He has established a medical practice in Clayton, North Carolina.

Chuck married Robin Cutrell. They are the parents of three sons, Noah, Wyatt, and Aiden.







Mark Bobbitt Williams

Mark Williams graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel. He is a musician and musical producer. Mark is pursuing a graduate degree in counseling at UNC-Chapel Hill. His wife, Katrina, is a physician's assistant in Durham.


Melanie Leigh Williams

Melanie Williams graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has worked as a consultant to Christian and community organizations in Washington, D.C. and in Raleigh. She married Nevin Daryani. Nevin is a graduate of Western Carolina University and is employed with the Communities in Schools Program in state programming.

They are the parents of a daughter, Addison Leigh, who was born in 2009.

Melanie, Nevin, Addison, 2012
Nevin and Melanie Daryani