Williams, Joseph Lebanon 'Leb'
December 25, 1857 - January 10, 1910
Mr. J. Leb Williams died last Tue. of Pneumonia, age about 60, leaves a Widow and 11 Children, burial was at Samaria.
WILLIAMS, J. L., Jr. [sic], died 1-11-1910, born Ala., White Male, Farmer, age 52, married Parents, James Livingston Williams, Sr. and Elizabeth Gilmore Williams, born Ala., Beat 4, Pneumonia, Samaria Cemetery, Dr. J.P. Hayes.
Williams, Kevin Dale
September 26, 1978 - July 03, 2000
Funeral services for Kevin Dale Williams, 21, Clanton, will be held on Thursday, July 6, 2000 at Liberty Hill Baptist Church at 2 p.m. with Rev. Roland Davis and Rev. Travis Bussey officiating. Burial will follow at Liberty Hill Cemetery, with Martin Funeral Home officiating. Williams was born on Sept 26, 1978, in Alabama, the son of Gail Williams and the late Billy Joe Williams. He was a truck driver. He died at Russell Hospital in Alexander City on July 3, 2000. Survivors include his wife, Jennifer Williams, Clanton; one unborn child; his mother, Gail Williams, Clanton; three sisters, Brenda Baker, Karen Popwell, and Donna Maddox, all of Clanton; one grandfather, Rev. H. O. Headley, Clanton; one grandmother, Annie Pearl Williams, Clanton; nine nieces and nephews; and a number of in-laws.
Local Man, 21, killed in Monday logging accident by Paul Keane ALEXANDER CITY-Funeral services for Kevin Dale Williams, 21, will be held today at 2 p.m. at Liberty Hill Baptist Church. Williams, a Clanton resident was killed in a logging truck accident Monday morning in Coosa County. According to Tallapoosa County Coroner Alan Wingfield, Williams died while in surgery at Russell Medical Center in Alexander City. He was pronounced dead Monday afternoon. Wingfield-who said he was not called to the scene of the accident but met family members and officials at the hospital-said the accident happened at around 11 a.m. Monday. He added that details of the accident were relayed to him by family members, and that he had not interviewed eyewitnesses at the scene. "Apparently, he had parked his truck and it was being loaded at the time of the accident., " Wingfield said. "It was on a slight incline, not a steep one at all. "The truck started rolling back, and apparently he jumped up on the running boards in an attempt to stop it, " he continued. " That's when he was hit in the back by a smaller truck. "Wingfield said Williams was transported to Russell Medical Center in a smaller truck from the site of the accident, and that he died from internal injuries suffered in the wreck. Williams was born on Sept 26, 1978, the son of Gail Williams and the late Billy Joe Williams. He is survived by his wife, Jennifer Williams of Clanton, and their unborn child. Other survivors include his mother, three sisters, Brenda Baker, Karen Popwell and Donna Maddox, all of Clanton; a grandfather, Rev. H. O. Headley; a grandmother, Annie Pearl Williams; four brothers-in-law, Eugene Popwell, MIke Baker, Jeff Maddox and Roy Kryscuk, all of Clanton; a sister-in-law, Beth Kryscuk; a father-in-law and mother-in-law, Ralph and Regena Courtney. After today's funeral service, interment will follow at Liberty Hill Cemetery.
Williams, Leila Ann (Brown)
January 12, 1861 - September 07, 1941
Mrs. Lelia Ann (Brown) Williams, 80, died Sunday at the home of Mrs. Wallace Wood. She is survived by 2 Brothers, Thomas Brown of Tulsa, Okla., and J. Canty Brown of Weogufka, and these Children: Dr. J. Toy Williams, Baptist Missionary to Shanghai, China, Dr. J. O. Williams, Business Manager Baptist Sunday School Board, Nashville, Tenn., T. L. Williams, Manager Alabama Power Company, T. E. Williams, President Limestone County Bank, Athens, Ala., J. H. Williams, Auditing Dept. for State of Ala., Montgomery, Ala., Dr. Horace Greely Williams, Pastor Calvary Baptist Church, Tuscaloosa, Ala. Mrs. Wallace Wood, Clanton, Mrs. J. L. Parrish, Pickwick, Tenn., J.D. Williams, Proctor and Gamble Co., Tuscaloosa, Ala., 27 Grandchildren, and 12 Great Grand Children. She was the Widow of the Late Mr. Leb Williams who grew up in the Mulberry area and died years ago. Funeral was by Rev. J.D. Hopper, assisted by Rev. Oscar A. Davis, Burial was at Samaria Cemetery.
Williams, Leon Windred, Sr.
March 06, 1931 - August 13, 2001
Graveside services for Leon Winfred Williams, 70 and a resident of Montgomery, will be held on Thursday, Aug. 16, 2001 at Mt. Nebo Methodist Cemetery, with Rev. Howard Williams officiating. Visitation will be held today, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2001, from 6-8 p.m. at Martin Funeral Home Chapel. Born on May 6, 1931, he was the son of the late Joseph Eugene Williams, Sr. and the late Ollie Williams. An intelligence analyst, he died on Aug. 13, 2001 at Baptist Medical Center South in Montgomery. He is survived by his wife, Rose Williams, of Montgomery, a daughter and son-in-law, Patt and Ed Lother, Jr. of Hoover; a daughter, Rhonda Neel of Cartersville, Ga.; a son and daughter-in-law, Leon W. Williams, Jr. and Darene Williams of Montgomery; a son, Joseph Williams of Montgomery; a grandson and his wife, Joshua and Laurie Jean Williams of Montgomery; three granddaughters, Jessica Williams and Heather Williams, both of Montgomery, and Tess Neel of Cartersville, GA.; a great-granddaughter, Emily Williams of Montgomery; a sister, Imogene Holley of Montgomery; four brothers, Rev. Howard Williams and his wife, Jett Williams, of Leeds; Rev. Lomar Williams of Birmingham; Delmar Williams and his wife, Betty, of Ocaloosa, Fla., and Melvis Williams of Boaz; two sisters-in-law, Betty Mims and Fannie Rasberry and her husband, Hansel, both of Montgomery; a brother-in-law, Billy Mims and his wife, Theda, of Montgomery; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Falkner, Louella (Williams)
May 05, 1911 - February 09, 2000
Funeral services for Mrs. Luella Falkner, 88, of Marbury, will be held at 10 a.m. tomorrow at Floyd Baptist Church in Verbena with the Rev. Jack Drinkwater officiating. Burial will follow at the Evergreen Cemetery in Verbena, with Martin Funeral Home directing. Faulkner was born on May 5, 1911 in Autauga County to the late Louis B. and Elizabeth Todd Williams. She died at Resurrection Catholic Nursing Home in Marbury on Feb. 9. She is survived by four daughters, Margie Leech of Labanan, Tenn., Everlee Younts of Sidney, Iowa, and Amy Merideth and Mildred Deramus, both of Corpus Christi, Tex.; two sons, William E. Taylor of Clanton and Raymond Taylor of Elmore; and a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Chandler, Madge Lee (Williams)
September 06, 1916 - January 19, 1999
Funeral services for Madge Lee Chandler, 82, of Maplesville were Jan. 21, 1999 at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church with Rev. Mike Wyatt and Rev. Art Hartley officiating. Burial was in Pilgrim Rest Baptist Cemetery in Maplesville with Martin Funeral Home Directing. Mrs. Chandler was born Sept. 6, 1916, in Alabama to the late George B. and Sula Abbott Williams, She was a homemaker. She died Jan. 19, 1999, at Woodley Manor Nursing Home in Montgomery. She is survived by a daughter and Son-in-law, Peggy and Jerry Harrison of Maplesville; a brother, O. E. Williams, Sr. of Autaugaville; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Newton Chandler.
Williams, Marshall Layfette
August 15, 1928 - October 20, 1998
Funeral services for Marshall Layfette Williams, 70, of Clanton, were Oct. 22, 1998, at Martin Chapel with Rev. Tony Smitherman officiating. Burial was in Martin Memorial Cemetery in Clanton with Martin Funeral Home directing. Mr. Williams was born Aug. 16, 1928, in Chilton County to the late O. B. D. and Emma Pierce Williams. He worked as an operator and served in the U. S. Air Force from 1946-1949. He died Oct 20, 1998, at his residence in Clanton. He is survived by his wife, Aileen M. Williams of Clanton; two sons: Marshall Williams, Jr. of Johnson City, Tenn., and Michael Williams of Clanton; a daughter, Donna Martin of Alabaster; a brother Pete Williams of Jemison; four sisters: Edna Littleton, Dean Cleckler, Virginia Burnette and Earnestean W. Logan, all of Clanton; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Burnette, Mary Frances (Williams)
February 08, 1934 - December 04, 2004
Services for Mary Frances Williams Burnette, 70, of Thorsby, were held at Martin Funeral Home Chapel, Monday, December 6 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Ralph Esco officiating. Burial followed in Martin Memorial Cemetery. Burnette died Saturday, December 4.Survivors include her son, Mike Burnette of Thorsby; daughter, Terri Connell of Clanton; two brothers, Lamar Williams of Clanton and Cecil Williams of Clanton; two sisters, Myrtle Bean and Jeanette Oaks, both of Clanton; two grandsons, Jared Burnette of Thorsby and Patrick Connell of Clanton; and granddaughter, Jenny Burnette of Thorsby.
Williams, Ollie Myrtis
July 19, 1929 - September 11, 2002
Funeral services for Ollie Williams were at Martin Funeral Home Chapel on Friday, Sept. 13, 2002, at 11 a.m., with Rev. Robert Gibson officiating. Burial will follow at Clanton City Cemetery in Clanton, with Martin Funeral Home directing. Williams was born in Chilton County on July 19, 1929, in Chilton County, the daughter of the late Ollie E. Blalock and the late Myrtis Lee Blalock. She was a homemaker. She died on Sept. 11, 2002, at Shelby Baptist Medical Center in Alabaster. Survivors include her husband, Harry L. Williams, Clanton; one daughter, Barbara Nichols, Oxford; one son-in-law, Sid Nichols, Oxford; three sons, Harry L. Williams, Jr., Arab, Len Williams, and Andy Williams both of Clanton; two daughters-in-law, Annette Williams, Arab, Mary Williams, Clanton; one sister, Betty Joe Billingsley, Chapin, S.C.; two brothers, Charles W. Knowles, N.C., Billy Knowles, Clanton; five grandchildren.
Litz, Patsy (Williams)
September 21, 1948 - February 24, 2002
Funeral services for Patsy Litz, 53, Prattville, will be held at Martin Funeral Home Chapel on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2002, at 11 a.m. Burial will follow at Chilton Memorial Gardens, with Martin Funeral Home directing. Litz was born on Sept 21, 1948, in Alabama, the daughter of the late Talmadge Williams and the late Martha Williams. She was a homemaker. She died at her residence on Feb 24, 2002. Survivors include her husband, Keith R. (Butch).
Williams, Ralph Thomas
December 10, 1935 - January 19, 2001
Funeral services for Ralph Thomas Williams, 65 and a resident of Billingsley, will be held on Monday, Jan. 22, 2001 at 11 a.m. at Martin Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Walter Johnsey officiating. Interment will follow at Pleasant Valley Cemetery in Verbena. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 21, 2001 at Martin Funeral Home Chapel. Born on Dec. 10, 1935 in Chilton County, he was the son of the late Grady G. Williams and the late Maude Adams Williams. A security guard, he died on Jan. 19, 2001 at Chilton Medical Center in Clanton. He is survived by three sons, Richard Williams of Minneapolis, Minn., Davis Williams of Clanton and Jeff Williams of Clanton; three brothers, Joe Williams of Moulton, Ala., Ray Williams of Montgomery and Marc Williams of Millbrook; two sisters, Christine Childress of Clanton and Mary Melton of Little Rock, Ark; and three grandchildren.
Williams, Thomas Gilmore
February 05, 1856 - July 06, 1909
Mr. Thomas G. Williams died after a very long illness.
WILLIAMS, Thomas Gilmore, died 7-6-1909, , 5 P.M., Born Ala, White Male, Farmer, age 54, Parents, James Livingston and Elizabeth Gilmore Williams both born Ala., Beat 9, Gall Stones, New Salem Cemetery, Dr. L. V. Stabler.
Williams, Thomas Rex 'Tommy', Jr.
September 07, 1917 - February 21, 1998
Funeral services for Thomas R. Williams, Jr., 80 of Maplesville were Feb. 23, 1998, at Martin Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Scott Tuell officiating. Burial was in Maplesville Cemetery with Martin Funeral Home directing. Mr. Williams was born Sept. 7, 1917, in Alabama to the late Thomas Rex and Jesse Williams. He worked as a refrigeration car inspector. He died Feb. 21, 1998, in Maplesville. He is survived by a sister, Dixie Ann Williams of Maplesville; a step-son, Stanley A. Hood of Grandview, Mo.; a nephew, John Goff of Prattville; and a special friend, Ruby L. Latham of Maplesville.
Williams, Wesley Luther
August 17, 1877 - January 28, 1941
Wesley Luther Williams, age 63, died Tuesday. Burial was at Sardis Cemetery. He is survived by his Wife, Mrs. Maggie Williams, 2 Sons, Willie Clyde of Clanton, and Luther Carson of Florence, 1 Daughter, Mrs. Gordon L. Adams of Clanton, 4 Brothers, Jake, Will, and Joe of Billingsley, and Monroe Williams, of Tallassee. 2 Sisters, Mrs. Dollis Jones and Mrs. Lula Jones both of Clanton, 1 Half-Sister and 1Half-Brother.
Williams, William Thomas
December 24, 1922 - April 30, 2001
Funeral services for Thomas Williams were held on May 3, 2001, at Kaul Funeral Home in Roseville, Mich. and VFW ritual services were held on May 2, 2001. Burial followed in the Clinton Grove Cemetery in Clinton TWP, Mich. Williams was born in Billingsley on Dec. 24, 1922, to Fonzie and Florence Williams. He was retired from Uniroyal-Goodwich Tire Co. and was a life member of VFW Post 2358. He had also served in the U. S. Navy. He died on April 30, 2001. Survivors include one son, Russell; one daughter, Deborah Dennert; two sisters, Thelma Wright and Johnnie Sue Hyatt; five nieces and nephews; 12 great nieces and nephews; one great-great niece; and one great-great nephew. Memorial contributions may be made to the Karmation Cancer Institute Warren/East Region, 15111 13 Mile Rd., Warren, Mich. 48093-9922.
Willis, Bonnie C.
February 21, 1905 - March 21, 2005
Bonnie C. Willis, 100, of Jemison, died Monday, March 21 at Shelby Baptist Medical Center. She was born Tuesday, February 21, 1905 in Chilton County, daughter of the late Bob Cofer and the late Nancy Rogers Cofer. Survivors include three daughters, Jennavee Mims of Foley, Bettie Melgosa of Jemison and Martha J. Childress of Jemison; 12 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her son, Lloyd Winston Davenport. Services will be held Thursday, March 24 at 11 a.m. at Jemison First Baptist Church with Rev. Chuck Bass and Rev. Donald Jones officiating. Burial will follow in the Midway Memorial Gardens.
Willis, Carter J.
March 20, 1876 - December 12, 1934
Carter Willis, age 62, died Wednesday in the Reynolds addition of Clanton. Burial was at Collins Chapel. He is survived by his Wife, Mrs. Julissa Willis, 3 Sons, 2 Daughters, 5 Brothers, and 4 Sisters.
Cummings, Evelyn (Willis)
April 05, 1914 - July 08, 2002
Funeral services for Evelyn W. Cummings, 88, Maplesville, will be held at Mulberry Baptist Church on Wednesday, July 10, 2002, at 11 a.m., with Rev. Glenn Cummings and Rev. David Bishop officiating. Burial will follow at Mulberry Baptist Church Cemetery in Maplesville, with Martin Funeral Home directing. Cummings was born on April 5, 1914, in Chilton County, the daughter of the late Napoleon Willis and the late Isabell Cleckler Willis. She was a homemaker. She died at her residence on July 8, 2002. Survivors include one daughter, Emma Jean Morgan, Chelsea; one son, John C. Cummings, Jr., Spruce Pine; two sisters, Mrs. Bill Taylor, Clanton, Lois Feller, Ft. Worth, Texas; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.