Lillian Martin Williams

Funeral services for Lillian Martin Williams, 99, will be Monday, December 9, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Thompson Funeral Home with the Rev. Hollis Martin and the Rev. Michael Ingram officiating. Burial will follow at Piedmont Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 12 - 2 p.m. on Monday. Mrs. Williams passed away Saturday, December 7, 2013, at her home. Survivors include her daughters, Janice and Dallas Gambrel and Linda and Art Ingram; sons, Hollis and Janice Martin, Johnny and Cathy Martin and Joey and Sandy Martin; stepdaughters, Donna and Willie Truett and Judy and Doug Runyan; grandchildren, Debbie Foster, James Martin Jr., Brenda Bowen, Jeff and Tim Gambrel, Eddie Martin, Michael Ingram, Michelle Franklin, Leah King and Josh and Josie Martin; great-grandchildren, Jonnie and Andrew Foster, Judson, Ashley and Rosanna Martin, Joe, Michael and Jimmy Wallace, D. J. and Andrew Gambrel, Jeremy, William, Megan and Kinsey Gambrel, Kinsey Martin, Grayson and Bryson Ingram, Reese, Ty and Ivy Franklin and Reagan and Ashton King and seven great-great-grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Eddie Martin, Jeff and Tim Gambrel, Lewis Franklin, Judson Martin and Josh Martin. Honorary pallbearers will be great-grandchildren. Mrs. Williams was a native and lifelong resident of Calhoun County. She served as a pastor's wife for 57 years, held a mission workers license with the Congregational Holiness Church and attended Piedmont Congregational Holiness Church. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was preceded in death by husbands, Rev. Joe H. Martin and Don Williams; son, Rev. James H. Martin; daughter-in-law, Sara Martin; grandson, Dallas D. Gambrel and stepson, Edward Williams. The family would like to extend a special thanks to caregivers, Johnny and Cathy Martin and Cara Cantrell and also Amedisys Hospice.

Funeral Home

Talladega Funeral Home
65001 AL Highway 77 N , P.O. Box 843 Talladega, AL 35160
(256) 362-0111

Published in The Anniston Star on Dec. 8, 2013