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Sam C. Williams--hand written July 10,1972  

  Sam C. Williams, 86, of 909 Lambuth Blvd. Died at 11:15 p.m. Monday following a lengthy illness.

  Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday from the Chapel of George A. Smith and Sons with the Rev. Cecil Page, the Rev. Roy D. Williams and the Rev. H. Z. Zachry officiating.  Burial will follow in Highland Memorial Gardens.

  Mr. Williams was born in Henderson County near Lexington, son of the late Hartwell Taylor and Martha Ann Fesmire Williams, and moved with his family to McLemoresville at an early age where he attended the public schools.

  He had made his home in Jackson since 1925.  He was a retired salesman.

  Mr. Williams was a member of the Hays Avenue United Methodist Church.

  He was married on Nov. 5, 1908 to Bessie Ophelia Blake who preceded him in death in May of 1968.

  Survivors include: two sons, Blake Williams of Jackson and Sam C. Williams Jr. of West Hartford, Conn.; two daughters Mrs. Elton Winslow and Mrs. Louis Reitzammer, both of Jackson; a sister, Mrs. Mary Etta Watson of Morris Chapel; eight grandchildren and four great - grandchildren.

  Pallbearers to serve will be John T. Williams, James Williams, Russell Watson, James L. Watson, Blake Williams Jr., Carlton Swindle, Billy McKinney and Donald  Williams.

  The body will remain at the funeral home.


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