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Joseph Russell Williams
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Obituary for Joseph Russell Williams

Joseph Russell Williams, 75 of Huntsville, TN died Saturday, March 4, 2017 at NHC of Rossville in Rossville, GA.

Mr. Williams was born September 2, 1941 in Norma, Tennessee to the late Mary Hembree and Williams Efford Williams. He retired with 25 years services as a truck driver with Overnite Transportation Company. Mr. Williams was a member of the Alvation Baptist Church and had attended Antioch and New Friendship churches also while living in the area. He loved the outdoors, fishing and hunting deer, rabbits and raccoons. He loved Braves baseball games.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers: James T. Williams, and Cecil Williams; his infant sister: Ernie Williams and especially his loving wife Heidi Williams.

He is survived by his son: Christopher Williams of Gay, GA; daughters: Carmen Smith (Sheriff Chuck Smith) of Gay, GA; Tina Turnipseed (Allen) of Newnan, GA; three grandchildren: Gabe Smith (Christian) of LaGrange; Michael Turnipseed of Newnan and Kersten Smith of Gay, GA; sisters Thelma-Ann Nelson of Chattanooga, TN and Erma Fair of Douglasville; many nieces and nephews, family and friends.

The family will receive friends on Monday evening from 6:00- 8:00 pm at the Cox Funeral Home in Manchester, GA. Funeral services for Mr. Williams will be 2:00 pm Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at the chapel of Cox Funeral Home, in Manchester, GA. with Rev. Bill Strandberg officiating. Interment will follow in the Alvaton Baptist Church Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Johnny Worley, Allen Worley, Jimmy Carver, Michael Owens, Craig Owens and Alfred (Buster) McCoy.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be given in memory of Joseph Russell Williams to the Georgia Sheriff's Youth Homes.

This obituary has been provided as a courtesy by Four Oaks Funeral Home of Huntsville and Oneida for the family of Joseph Russell Williams.

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