James Clyde Williams
July 5, 1940 ~ September 14, 2020 (age 80)
James Clyde Williams
“Some day we’ll meet again. our loved ones who have gone before;
Some day we will reach that land, where parting will be no more!”
James Clyde Williams was born July 05, 1940 to the late Emmit Lee and
Idell Duncan Williams in Hickory Valley, Tennessee. His graveside service was held on Saturday September 19, 2020 at Mt. Salem Church Cemetery at 12:00 noon with Pastor Melvin Bufford in charge. Dixie Funeral Home (www.dixiefuneralhome.com) was in charge of the professional service.
Early in life, James accepted Christ as his personal Savior and
joined Mount Salem M. B. Church of Hickory Valley, TN and remained
a faithful member until his demise.
James chose Miss Lois Joy to be his wife and on February 28, 1962
they exchanged marital vows which they kept for 58 years. God
blessed them with nine children; six boys & three girls to nurture
and train. James was truly a family man working various jobs to
provide for his family. He retired from Wal-Mart SuperCenter of
Bolivar, Tennessee in 2014.
Monday, September 14, 2020, God dispatched an angel to Jackson
General Hospital, Jackson, TN to retrieve the soul of James Clyde
from an ailing body carrying him to a place of rest to await the return of
his Savior. A granddaughter, whom he raised, Shatoya, four sisters:
Dollie, Dorothy, Mary & Ethel Lee; three brothers: Richard, Fred,
and Johnnie preceded him in death.
James departed this life leaving precious memories for his loving
wife of 58 years, Mrs. Lois Joy Williams; three daughters: Tracy
(Ricky) Cole, Dorothy (Kenny) Sain, Lois Cox; six sons: James (Tessie)
Williams, Calvin (Lynne) Covington, Barry (Angie) Williams,
Kenneth (Vanessa) Williams, Anthony (Sonya) Williams, and Cortez
(Ebony) Williams; nine sisters: Margaret Robertson, Emma Williams,
Helen Bolden, Crystal Parks, Virte Williams, Angie Williams, Gloria
(Bobbie) Jones, Catherine Polk, & Sis Polk; two brothers: C J
Williams & Jerry (Shelia) Williams; five sisters-in-law: Minnie Joy,
Teresa Wooden, Jeanette Joy, Sandra Taylor & Teresa Joy; one
brother-in-law, C H Muphy; a host of grandchildren, great grand
children, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
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