Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX

Obituaries

April 19, 2014

Earl H. Williams

JACKSONVILLE — Funeral services for Earl H. Williams, age 87, of Jacksonville, Texas are scheduled for 2 p.m. Monday, April 21, 2014 at Autry Funeral Home Chapel in Jacksonville with Dr. Darin Wood officiating.  Interment will be at 2 pm Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at Bonifay City Cemetery in Bonifay, Florida.

Mr. Williams passed away Thursday, April 17, 2014 in Jacksonville.

Earl was born April 18, 1926 in Noma, Florida.

He was a member of Central Baptist Church for over 50 years. Earl was salesman for Perkins Glue Co. for many years and worked the last 30 years with MJB Wood Group, Inc.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Alford Williams; parents, Mangum and Eunice Williams; brothers, Hick Williams and Harry Williams.

Survivors include his brother-in-law, John P. Alford and wife Pat of Bonifay, FL; nieces and nephews, Lucy Etheridge and Andy Howell, both of Bonifay, FL, Warren Saxon of DeLand, FL, John Williams and Harry Williams, both of Pensacola, FL, Harriet Davison of Rockhill, SC, Karen Tucker of Rainbow City, AL, and Scott Williams of Gadsden, AL.

Honorary pallbearers will be Charles Creed, Frank Goodson, and his Sunday school class at Central Baptist Church.

Family will receive visitors one hour before the service on Monday, April 21, 2014 at Autry Funeral Home in Jacksonville.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Earl H. Williams may be made to Central Baptist Church, 1909 E. Rusk St., Jacksonville, Texas 75766.

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