Services to celebrate the life of Jimmy S. Williams, of Marietta, are scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018, in the Christ Tabernacle with Lawrence Anderson officiating, assisted by Larry Creasman. Arrangements are under the direction of Flanagan-Watts Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Marietta.
The son of Alton Williams and Christeen Eakins Williams, Jimmy was born May 24, 1955, in Gainesville, Texas. He passed away Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, in Mercy Health Love County, Marietta, at the age of 63.
A resident of Love County most of his life, Jimmy attended school at Leon, and graduated from Turner High School, Burneyville, with the class of 1973. He was employed as a driller in the oil field for a number of years and also in the maintenance department of Peterbilt. Jimmy and the former Anna Treadwell were married in Gainesville on Oct. 12, 1973.
Jimmy loved to hunt, fish, and spend time with his family and friends. He also loved being a Papa to his grandchildren. Those who knew Jimmy knew he could be found sipping coffee on the front porch, spending quality time with his wife at the Lebanon Resort or riding his Razor on the riverside. He never met a stranger; therefore, he was well known throughout the community. Jimmy loved everyone and will be greatly missed by all who knew him. He was baptized in the Pentecostal faith on June 16, 2018.
He was preceded in death by his father, Alton Williams; brother, Louis Sampson Williams; granddaughter, Viktori Williams; best friend/brother-in-law, Charles Treadwell; and grandmother-in-law, Dovie Treadwell.
Survivors include his wife of 45 years, Anna Williams of the home; mother, Christeen Williams, of Ardmore; three sons, B.J. Williams, Gary Williams and Larry Williams and wife Patricia, all of Marietta; three brothers, Warren Williams and wife Linda, of Rubottom, and Johnny Williams and wife Sue, and Frankie Williams and wife Cheryl, of Healdton; two sisters, Betty Howell and husband Ricky, of Ardmore, and Sandy Morris and husband George, of Wilson; three grandchildren, Cashlyn Williams, Clayton Rowdy Williams and Journi Williams; and his father-in-law and mother-in-law, C.E. and Gladys Treadwell, of Marietta.
Serving as bearers are Dale Reed, Dal Gilbert, Terry Vernon, Randall Harris, Keith Castleberry, and Jason Tipton. Honorary bearers are his sons, other family members and friends.
A time of visitation for family and friends will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
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