Jerry Stanton Williams, age 82, of Smithville passed away Monday August 1 at his home.
Jerry was born March 16, 1934 in the Lancaster Community to Otis V. & Ruby E. Lancaster Williams. He graduated from Gordonsville High School in 1952 and was married to Carolyn Dickens on July 2, 1955.
He served in the U.S. Army from 1956 to 1958, he retired from Textile Aero-structures, he served as Cub Scout Master of Troop 347 beginning his first year as Cub Master he worked the 10 years with several of the boys through their Eagle Scout year. He was a member and past Master of Liberty Lodge #77 in Smithville and Past Patron of Smithville Chapter Order of the Eastern Star #374, he attended the Methodist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister: Mrs. June W. Stewart.
Jerry is survived by his wife: Mrs. Carolyn Dickens Williams of Smithville: children: Emily Carol Williams of Mt. Juliet, and Jerry Stanton (Stan) Williams II and wife Pam of Tullahoma; sister: Mrs. Elaine Williams Collier (Bob); grandchildren: Corey Neely Studer and husband John, Sarah Elizabeth Henderson and husband Andrew, and Emily Lauren Williams; great-grandchildren: Ava Studer, Anna Studer, and Barrett Henderson; a multitude of nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Jerry’s remains rest at the Gordonsville chapel of Bass Funeral Home where his family will receive friends on Friday August 5 from 2-8 p.m. His family will receive friends on Saturday August 6 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel in Smithville from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
A Masonic service will be conducted Saturday at 3 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel, with a memorial service to be conducted immediately following. His remains will be buried in the Gordonsville Cemetery.
Mr. Williams family request donations in his memory be made to Smithville First Methodist Church Building fund, Boy Scouts Troop #347, or Shriners Hospitals
Bass Funeral Home, was in charge of the arrangements.
August 3, 2016