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
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.