Alfred W. Williams, Jr., 90, fell asleep in the arms of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Monday, October 11, 2010 at his residence.
Alfred was born July 26, 1920, in Karnack, TX to the union of the late Alfred W. and Alberta (Jerry) Williams, Sr. On January 18, 1942, Alfred was joined in Holy Matrimony, to the love of his life the late Cloateel (Hynson) Williams, in Eastland, TX. To this union six children were born. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. After his honorable discharge, he worked for many years with Monsanto Refinery until his retirement. Alfred spent his days doing what he enjoyed most, fishing, fishing, and more fishing.
Waiting at Heaven's gate, with open arms to greet Alfred, was his loving wife, parents, and sons, Alfred Williams III, and Albert Williams. He leaves to cherish the many memories of his life, smile, and laughter; devoted children, Verma J. Perry (Henry), Doris J. Turner (David), Lionel Williams (Carol), Marvin L. Williams (Lorraine); sisters, Berta B. Johnson, Theressa Lewis, and Essie Lee Walker (Cleveland); grandchildren, Marcus Williams (Shawn), Marvin Williams (Keish), LaMar Williams (Michelle), Brian Williams, David Turner, Jr., Derrick Turner (Andrea), Henry Perry III (Carla), Tanya Perry, Kristina Perry; in-laws, Mable Williams, Gertis Williams; fifteen great-grand children, and a host of relatives and friends.
A visitation will be held from 9AM to 10:45 AM, on Saturday, October 16, 2010, followed by a service celebrating his life at 11AM, at McKinney Memorial UMC (1607 Nashby, La Marque), with the Rev. Dr. Janice Gilbert, officiating. He will be laid to rest in Grace Memorial Park Cemetery in Hitchcock.