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Fred L. Williams

Tuesday, March 15, 2005

Fred L. Williams, 96, of Ash Flat died Feb. 24, 2005, at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Ash Flat.

Born Oct. 24, 1908, in Vanndale, he was the son of Willie Richard Williams and Allie Cynthia Lattie Williams. He worked many years as a broiler operator for a university. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Ash Flat.

Survivors include five sons -- Burle Williams of Malvern, Fred E. Williams of Jonesboro, Ezra M. Williams of Clayton, Okla., Adison Dale Williams of McGee, and Edward G. Williams of Benton; three daughters -- Winnie V. Wolfe and Evelyn D. Williams, both of Ash Fat, and Wanda L. Williams of Sherwood; 13 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Neva Florence Williams; and two sons -- Dewayne Williams and Richard Williams.

The funeral was Feb. 28 at Tri-County's Cherokee Chapel with the Rev. Van Brown officiating. Burial followed at Vanndale Cemetery.

Grandsons were the pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Baptist Church in Ash Flat.