Mrs. Williams was born October 23, 1934 in Trion, GA, the daughter of the late Archie and Maggie Mae Grimes Thomas. She was retired from Roper Corporation. Mrs. Williams was a member of the First Baptist Church of Albertville. She was a former and longtime member of the Trion First Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Larry Williams; son, Paul Searels; and brothers, Glenn Thomas and Herman Thomas.
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Mark & Annette Searels, Albertville, AL; Grandchildren, Zachary Searels and Samantha Searels; sisters, Bonnie Fleming, Somerset, KY and Katie Ledbetter, Cedar Bluff, AL; brothers, Ralph Thomas, Trion, GA and James Thomas, Asheville, NC; and several Nieces and Nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p. m. Sunday, January 25, 2009 from the chapel of Mason Funeral Home with Rev. Jim Cordell. Active pallbearers will be Mark Searels, Zachary Searels, Brent Fleming, Todd Thomas, Trey Skelton, and Jamie Thomas. Honorary pallbearers are Adam Fleming and members of the Sand Mountain Dulcimer Club.
Mrs. Williams will be in state at Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 p. m. Saturday. Flowers are accepted or the family ask that memorials be made to Trion First Baptist Church Scholarship Fund.