Mr. Edison Williams passed from this life Saturday morning, April 19, 2008, in Houston after a brief illness.
Hayes Funeral Home
Born April 16, 1924, in Clayton, OK, Mr. Williams moved to Santa Fe after his graduation from Clayton High School. He had been employed as an operator for over 42 years at Marathon Oil Company and had served as a corpsman for the US Army during WWII. He was a member of Texas City Masonic Lodge #1118 A.F. & A.M. and enjoyed coaching baseball, mowing his yard and gardening.
Mr. Williams was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Rosemary (Henson) Williams; son, Kole Williams and parents, Artie Melvin and Martella (Phillips) Williams, Sr.
He is survived by his son, Stephen Williams of Conroe; daughter, Melody Ann
Anderson and husband, Chris of Texas City, close friend, Trisha Cummings of
Conroe; brothers, Johnny “Sonny” Malone of Corpus Christi, Gerry Williams of Cane Hill, OK; sisters, Lou Ella Bordeaux of Sentinel, AL, Olivia “Sue” Perez of Nicaragua, Bonnie Duncan of Pecola, OK; grandchildren, Joshua Williams, Dawn Letti, C.J. Dopson, Wesley Dopson, Krystal Harrison; great-grandchildren, Branden Williams, Bradley Williams, Brooke Williams, Jacob Letti and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 23, 2008, in the chapel of Hayes Funeral Home with Pastor John Newton officiating.
Interment will follow at Grace Memorial Park Cemetery with Masonic graveside
services performed under the auspices of Texas City Masonic Lodge #1118 A.F. & A.M.
Casketbearers will be Ray Cole, Byron Hewitt, Joshua Williams and Stephen Williams.
Friends may call from 5 - 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, 10412 Highway 6, (409) 925-3501.