WASHINGTON (AP) — Virginia Williams, the mother of former D.C. Mayor Anthony A. Williams, has died after a brief illness, her son says.
Anthony Williams says his mother died Thursday in Los Angeles after a brief illness. She was 87.
Virginia Williams became known as first mother of the district during her son's two terms from 1999 to 2007.
Anthony Williams said his mother had a huge impact on Washington.
A memorial service is being planned for later this year.
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