Mr. Jimmie Ray Williams, age 74, a longtime resident of Summerville and member of South Summerville Baptist Church passed away Saturday, March 20th at his home. He was born December 22, 1935 in Chattooga County, GA. He is preceded in death by his parents, Melvin and Pearl Williams and brother, Johnnie Fay.
Jimmie was full of life and anyone that knew him can testify to his sense of humor and mischievous nature. He faithfully served in the U.S. Air Force, serving with the 48th air transport squadron as a loadmaster. He retired as an aircraft engine machanic at the Naval Air Rework Facility in Norfolk, VA. He was also the retired owner of Williams Lawnmower Repair of Summerville, GA.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Carolyn (Keith) Williams of Summerville, GA; daughter, Sherri Hume Simon and husband Dave Simon of Louisville, KY; daughter, Angie Wrenn and husband Ron Wrenn of Kennesaw, GA; grandchildren, Patrick Hume of Louisville, KY, Laura Hume of Tallahassee, FL, and Katy Hume of Murray, KY; step-grandchildren, Mathew Simon and wife Krysi simon and Whitney (Simon) Stotts and husband Bobby Stotts and their children, Beckett and Ainsley Simon and Taylor and Bailey Stotts.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Tuesday, March 23, 2010 from the Chapel of Erwin-Pettit Funeral Home with the Rev. Doyle Waters officicating. Visitation will be Monday, March 22, 2010 from 6pm to 9pm. Interment will follow in West Hill Cemetary.