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Vernon Williams

Wednesday, February 14, 2007

Vernon "Doc" L. Williams, 88, of Paragould, Ark., died Monday, Feb. 12, 2007 at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould.

Born Aug. 2, 1918 in Dunklin County, Missouri, son of the late John Franklin and Hattie Burgess Williams, he was a World War II, Army veteran who received a Bronze Star. He was a retiree of McDonald Douglas Aircraft in St. Louis, Missouri and was a member of Grace United Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Alvena Williams of Paragould; two sons , Barry Sadler and wife, Shirley, of San Antonio, Texas, Freddy Hugh Williams and wife, of Moscow Mills, Mo.; one daughter, Brenda Jo Duty and husband, Roger, of Arbyrd, Mo.; three grandsons; two granddaughters and five great grandsons.

He was preceded in death by one son, Rickey Williams; three brothers, Turner, Stanley and Alva D., and three sisters, Mattie, Stella and Nell.

Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 14, at the Heath Colonial Chapel in Paragould with the Rev. Gerald C. James & Rev. Curtis W. Hitt officiating.

Burial was in the Lulu Cemetery at Hollywood, Mo.