John Isaiah Williams
John Williams of Marlow Dies at Age 89 Years
John I. Williams, 89, of Marlow, died at 7:30 a.m. Sunday at the home
of a daughter in Mt. Vernon.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday at the Bluford
Funeral Home. The Rev. Marion Frank and the Rev. Ray Kelley will
officiate and burial will be in Black Oak Ridge cemetery.
The body will lie in state at the Bluford Funeral Home where friends
may call after 4:00 p.m. today. Masonic rites will be conducted at
8:00 o'clock tonight.
Mr. Williams was born Oct. 10, 1880, in Mt. Vernon township, the son of
Samuel B. and Sarah (Rich) Williams. He was married to Anna Belle
Marlow, who preceded him in death in 1959.
Mr. Williams was a retired dairy farmer and had been a member of
Jefferson Lodge number 368 A.F. and A.M. for 61 years.
Survivors include two sons, Gerald Williams, of Mt. Vernon, and Paul
Williams, of Marlow; two daughters, Mrs. Jewell Davis and Mrs. Cecile
Pasley, both of Mt. Vernon; one sister, Mrs. Vina Frank, of West
Frankfort; eight grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, and three great
Mr. Williams was also preceded in death by his parents, two sons, one
brother and one sister.
Source: Newspaper clipping from my grandmother
Submitted by: Sandy (Whalen) Bauer
Relationship - Great granddaughter