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J.B. Williams, 78
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Funeral services for J.B. Williams, 78, of Smithville were held April 24 at the chapel of Love Cantrell Funeral Home. Jimbo Eddins officiated with burial following at Whorton Springs.Mr. Williams passed away April 22 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. He served in the U.S. Army in the Korean conflict and was a member of the VFW. Mr. Williams was also the owner/operator of Broad Street Shell for 10 years, was the service manager at Stribling Chevrolet for 14 years and he was a Christian.He was preceded in death by his parents Allie and Ethel Hendrixson Williams; four brothers Ray, Eugene, Louie and Ralph Williams; and a sister Mable Williams.Survivors include his four sons Brent (Cheryl) Williams, Kent (Shannon) Williams and Brad (Holly) Williams, all of Smithville, and Greg (Stephanie) Williams of Nashville; three daughters Diane (Jimbo) Eddins and Deanna (Barry) Deaver, both of Smithville, and Keisha (Tony) Smith of Sparta; 20 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and several cousins, nieces and nephews.