EAST PRAIRIE - Bobby Joe Williams, 55, died Dec. 16, 2006, at the East Prairie Nursing Center.
Born April 12, 1951, in Dorena, to the late Roy Lee and Nina Ervin Williams, he was a farmer and of the Baptist belief.
Survivors include: two brothers, Joe Louis Williams of Corpus Christi, Texas and Johnny L. Williams of Rockford, Ill.; three sisters, Willestene Williams, Daisy Dismuke and Wilma Copeland, of Rockford; and a host of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by five brothers, Henry Williams, Roy Lee Williams, James L. Williams, Benny Williams and Thomas Williams; and three sisters, Ruby N. Williams, Linda Franklin and Earnestine Harris.
Visitation is from 1 p.m. until time of services at 2 p.m. Friday at the Williams Funeral Home in Charleston. Steve Betts will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery, near Charleston.