Born 8-19-1937 - Died 6-25-2002
Ernest Jerry Williams, 64, son of the late Ernest Gideon and Virginia Williams Sanford was born Aug. 19, 1937, in Agnos, Ark. He died June 25, 2002, at his home in Wiseman, Ark. He was married to Ruthie Blankenship on July 25, 1964, in Oxford, Ark. To this union two children were born. Jerry was a man of many traits, he could do anything he wanted to. He served in the United States Army during the Berlin Crisis. He was the Baptist faithSurvivors include his wife, Ruthie of the home; one daughter, Peggy Williams of Ash Flat; one sister, Mary Katherine Sheil of Hardy; one half-brother, Kenneth Sanford of Hawaii; and a host of other relatives and friends.He was preceded in death by his parents and one son, William David Williams.Services were Friday, June 28, 2002, at the Roman and Billy Howard Memorial Chapel with Bobby Cannon officiating. Burial was in the Wiles Cemetery with arrangements under the direction of Eddie's Family Funeral Home.Pallbearers were Teddy Morehead, Hurley Morehead, Willis Morehead, Lowell Lang-ston, Dennis Bookout, and Dean Welch.Honorary pallbearers were Jeff Mitchell, Wilbur Edington, Jerry Crouch, Ransom Pogue and Alfred Grice.Memorials preferred are to the Hospice Care, c/o Community Medical Center, PO Box 348, Calico Rock 72519.