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George C. Williams, Adair Co., KY (1937-2012)

He was a native of Green County, KY, where burial will take place. He was the patriarch of a large, respected Adair County, KY, family. He was a member of Mount Union Baptist Church in Green County and a retired factory worker and farmer.

George C. Williams, 75, of Columbia, KY, died Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 6:14 A.M. at the Westlake Regional Hospital Emergency Room, Columbia, KY.

Funeral services will be Monday, October 22, 2012 at 1pmCT, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Rev. Mike Ash delivering the eulogy. Burial in Mount Union Cemetery in Green County, KY. Visitation after 4pmCT, Sunday, October 21, 2012 at the funeral home.

Casket Bearers: Ricky, Steve & Donnie Williams, John Thompson, Bille Gene Mitchell, and John Barnes.

Honorary: Joe Bowe, Wilburn Cheatham, Ben Smith, Terry Sneed, Stanley and David Johnson

George C. Williams, Adair Co., KY (1937-2012)

He was born Saturday, February 27, 1937, in Green County, KY. He was the son of the late Roosevelt Sr. and Claire Ann Massey Williams. He died Wednesday, October 17, 2012, in Columbia, Adair County, KY, at the age of 75 years, 7 months, and 18 days.

He was a member of Mount Union Baptist Church in Green County and a retired factory worker and farmer.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by five brothers and four sisters; Robert, Jessie, Leo, Charles & Roger Williams, Elizabeth Williams, Pauline English, Olivia (Boots) McKinney & Virgie Helen Freeman.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Elizabeth Jones Williams of Columbia, KY and her children: Judy (Nathaniel) Laster of Lawrenceville, GA; and Peggy, Carl and Mark Jones all of Columbia, KY, and the following:
  • A God-son: Rau-Shiek Jenkins of Aurora, IL

  • Two brothers : Roosevelt Williams, Jr., of Houston, TX, and James Dewey Williams of Aurora, IL

  • Two sisters : Mary E. Jackson and Lillie R. Mitchell both of Aurora, IL

  • Eleven grandchildren

  • Seven great-grandchildren

  • Several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends
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Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements

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George C. Williams, Adair Co., KY (1937-2012)

2012-10-18 - Columbia, KY - Photo from Grissom-Martin Funeral Home. George C. Williams, Adair Co., KY (1937-2012). He was a member of Mount Union Baptist Church in Green County and a retired factory worker and farmer - and he loved to fish.
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