[Nameplate] Fair ~ 73°F  
High: 88°F ~ Low: 68°F
Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016

Will Williams Jr.

Friday, May 27, 2005

LILBOURN -- Will Henry Williams Jr., 106, died May 22, 2005, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Blytheville, Ark.

Born Oct. 20, 1898, in Lake Carmen, Miss., he was a resident of Missouri for over 50 years and a member of Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church in Lilbourn.

His wife, Catherine Williams, preceded him in death on Nov. 30, 2003.

Survivors include: four sons, James Bowman of Caruthersville, Willie Bowman of Las Vegas, Henry Bowman of Tunica, Miss., and Rufus Williams of Chicago; two daughters, Fannie Watkins of Memphis, Tenn., and Ruthie Hughes of the state of Texas; and 61 grandchildren and numerous great- and great-great-


Friends may call from noon Saturday until time for services at 1 p.m. at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church with the Rev. Murry Williams officiating.

Burial will follow in Simmons Park at Catron.

Williams Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.