St. Anne Pacelli student dies from accidental drowning; local church to host a prayer vigil

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UPDATE 08/18/2021 3:48 p.m.–A public viewing will be held Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021 at 10 a.m. for London Skye Williams.

The funeral will begin at 11 a.m. at the New Birth Outreach Church located on 10107 Veterans Parkway in Midland, Ga.

It has been asked that those who wish to attend wear pink, women if possible to wear pink pearls.

To confirm where attendees will be staged, contact Pastor Carlos Coleman at 706-464-4037.


COLUMBUS, Ga. (WRBL) – Student from St. Anne-Pacelli Catholic School has tragically passed this morning, Aug. 15, after suffering injuries in relation to an accidental drowning on August 13.

The 5th grader, London Skye Williams, succumbed to her injuries at an Atlanta hospital where she was receiving treatment for her injuries.

Sunday, Aug. 15, St. Anne Catholic Church will host a prayer vigil at 6 p.m., according to a Facebook post from St. Anne-Pacelli Catholic School.

For those planning to attend, it has been asked attendees wear a mask or face covering as well as the color pink in remembrance of London.

Monday, Aug. 16, St. Anne Pacelli Catholic School will allow students to come to school out of uniform in memory of London.

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