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Homer Williams, 78

Homer Williams, 78, a Morrison resident and Putnam County native, was born Nov. 9, 1939 and passed away Sept. 22, at his residence following an extended illness.

He was a United States Army veteran of Vietnam, retired minister and active member of Hubbard’s Cove Church of God, retired employee of Carrier and son of the late James Arnton and Lona Belle Pullum Williams. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Joyce Mullins Williams; brothers Bill and Donald Williams; sisters Laura Ruth Sanders and Naomi Williams; and several half-brothers and sisters.

Mr. Williams is survived by daughters and sons-in-law, Lorie and Charles Dotson of Morrison and Stephanie and Jeff Davis of McMinnville; son and daughter-in-law Wade and Michelle Sanders of Washington State; nine grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; brother and sister-in-law, Lynell and Mary Williams of Morrison; several nieces and nephews; and special niece, Offie Barnes of McMinnville.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, at High’s Chapel with Jack Nance and Kevin York to officiate.

Interment will follow at Stroud Cemetery with military grave rites conducted by VFW Post 5064 and American Legion Post 173. Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, and 9 a.m. Tuesday until the time of service at High’s. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Warren County Meals on Wheels. Online condolences may be made at

High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) Sept. 23, 2018