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.