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John W. Williams Laid to Rest In Magnolia Cem.
     "Funeral services for John Wesley Williams were held from the Magnolia Hill Baptist Church on Wednesday morning, October 24, 1951, at 11 o'clock with Rev. J. C. Cole officiating.  Burial was in the family plot in Magnolia Hill Cemetery.
     Mr. Williams was born January 27, 1862 and passed away at the family residence on October 23, 1951 after a long illness.
     Mr. Williams was a retired farmer and stockman, and had resided in the Segno community for the past sixty years prior to his death.  He was an upright and trustworthy man.  Mr. Williams lived by the golden rule "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you."  His friends were numbered by his aquaintances.  He was a devout Christian, having been a long-time member of the Magnolia Hill Baptist Church.
     He is survived by seven sons; Bob, Henry, Clarence, Ben and A. B., all of Route 4 and Forrest of Route 3, Livingston and Tom of Baytown, Texas; two daughters: Mrs. Nora Davis and Maude Cain, both of Route 4, Livingston; twenty grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
     Pallbearers were: Ben Gay, Leslie Cain, Roland Cain, C. A. Williams, Pete Williams, and Edward Richardson."
Submitted by Marjorie Cain 

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