Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX


March 8, 2012

Ophelia Faye Williams

RUSK — Funeral services for Ophelia Faye Williams, age 78, of Rusk are scheduled for 2:00 p.m., Saturday, March 10, 2012 in Wallace-Thompson Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Don Copeland officiating.  Interment will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery under the direction of Wallace-Thompson Funeral Home in Rusk.

Mrs. Williams died March 7, 2012 at her residence.  She was born June 5, 1933 in Rusk to the late Floyd and Ivy Thomas Pryor.  Mrs. Williams was a longtime resident of Rusk and worked at the Cherokee Federal Credit Union and Brookshire Brothers in Rusk.  She was a Baptist and a loving mother and grandmother.

Preceded in death by three children, Deborah Crippen, Rickey Williams, Terry Williams, sister, Judy Felder, brother, Olan Pryor.  Survivors include son, James P. Williams and wife Pat of Norman, Oklahoma, son, Robert Williams of Jacksonville, daughter, Teresa McKenzie of Dallas, TX, son, Tommy Williams of Rusk, seven sisters, Lena Yarbrough of Dialville, Doris George of Jacksonville, Adele Benge of Palestine, Delores Kameron of McKinney, Wilma Magers of Rusk, Juanita Tuscana of Jacksonville, Nita Dover of Rusk, thirteen grandchildren, nineteen great grandchildren, one great great grandchild.

Pallbearers will include Dawain Dover, Ricky Perkins, Dale Dover, Tony Norton, Johnny Williams and Gary Starkey Jr.  Family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Friday, March 9, 2012 at the funeral home.

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