Junior Lee Williams

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Junior Lee Williams, 71, of Piggott, Ark., passed away Tuesday, March 26, 2013, at the General Baptist Nursing Home of Piggott, Ark.

He was born on January 22, 1942, in Paragould, Ark., and was the son of the late Polie Lee and Lizzie Lee (Robinson) Williams.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Earlene Pentecost.

Junior did a lot of carpentry work and loved building a variety of things. He also loved to write songs and sing and play his guitar.

He was united in marriage to Eloise Bland Williams and to this union three children, Ronnie, Brenda, and Gary were born. He was later united in marriage to Sharon Jones Williams and to this union two children, Sabrina and Junior were born.

Survivors include his children: Ronnie Williams of Batesville, Miss., Brenda Taylor of Batesville, Miss., Gary Williams of Batesville, Miss., Sabrina Williams of Jonesboro, Ark. and Junior Lee Williams, Jr. of Paragould, Ark.; four sisters: Vaudine Morrisett and husband Jerry of Rockford, Ill., Barbara McGuire of Greenway, Ark., Mary Cray and husband Tom of Fenton, Mo., Sherlie Burns and husband Bob of Lafe, Ark.; six grandchildren: Brandon, Brooke, Jordan, Madison, Eva, and Garrett; a host of nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held Thursday, March 28, 2013, at 3 p.m. in the Hoggard and Sons Chapel with Bro. Jay Masterson officiating. Burial was in Piggott Cemetery in Piggott, Ark. Pallbearers were Darrell Arnold, Johnny Lee Pentecost, Junior Lee Williams, Ronnie Williams, Terry Morrisett, Tony McGuire, Jeff Arnold, and Bobby Burns. Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home of Piggott, Ark., was in charge of the arrangements. Visitation was held Thursday from 12:30 p.m. until service time.

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