Buell B. Williams

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Buell B. Williams passed from this life Monday, May 7, 2012, in Troy, Mo.

He was born Dec. 11, 1927, in Hornersville, Mo., to the late Willie P. and Effie Mae Williams.

He was united in marriage to Earlene Graddy on June 14, 1947. He was preceded in death by his brothers and sisters, Marlon Williams, Willard Williams, Freda Hardin, Letha Read and Roberta Williams, and two sons, Larry Williams and Toby Williams.

Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Earlene (Graddy) Williams; his sons, Grady and wife Linda of Missouri and Johnnie and wife Patty of Missouri; plus one daughter, Betty Gluck and husband Frank of California; loving grandchildren, Brent Williams, Tammy Williams, Adam and wife Erin of Missouri, Ashley and husband Ian of Missouri, Krissy and husband Paul of Missouri and Rachel Gluck of California.

Surviving are brothers and sisters, Wink Williams and wife Colleen of Missouri, Marcella Sweeten and late husband Roy of Missouri, Marie Piland and husband Harold of Arkansas, and Carol Grider and husband Jerry of Arkansas, along with many loving great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild, and many nieces, nephews and other family and friends.

Visitation was held Thursday, May 10, 2012, at noon in the Hoggard & Sons Chapel. Burial was at 2 p.m. at the Piggott Cemetery. Hoggard & Sons Funeral Home of Piggott, Ark., was in charge of the arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.

Online guestbook: www.hoggardfuneralhome.com