Gertie C. Williams, 90, of Rock Island died at her residence Monday, Jan. 9.
Mrs. Williams was a member of Freewill Baptist Church in McMinnville. She was born July 4, 1921 in White County to Charlie M. Underwood and Zona Alton Taylor Underwood. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Lawerence Henry Williams; children, Louzona Key, Joyce Ann Key, Herbert Clay Conley Jr., and Charlie Crocket Conley, brothers, Thomas Underwood and C.M. Underwood.
Survivors include daughter Marie Buckner and husband Jack Sr. of Rock Island; daughter-in-law Martha Conley of McMinnville; sister Naomi McCloud of Algood; brother Thaddeus Underwood of Algood; 23 grandchildren, 53 great-grandchildren and 51 great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews, and very special nurse Roxanne Batey.
The family will receive friends Thursday at Thurman Funeral Home from 4 to 8 p.m. Funeral service will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at Thurman Funeral Home with Bro. David Lee England officiating. Burial will follow at Old Blue Spring Cemetery. Sign the guestbook at www.thurmanfuneral.com.
Thurman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) Jan. 11, 2012