Mr. Eddie George Williams

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Memorial Services for Mr. Eddie George Williams will be Thursday at noon from the All Saints Catholic Church. Mr. Williams was born on June 22, 1932, in Macon (Noxubee County), Mississippi, to the late Finnis Williams and Orlee Johnson. He departed this life on May 18, 2017. He joined the Army at an early age and was stationed in many assignments, including Korea and Fort McClellan. It was during his assignment at Fort McClellan that he met and married the love of his life, Irene Sterling, with whom he shared 54 years of love and happiness. He retired from the Army in 1973 as a Staff Sergeant (E-6). Upon transitioning from the Army, he worked as a Small Arms Repairman and an Equal Employment Opportunity Counselor at the Anniston Army Depot, retiring in 1995. During his free time, he enjoyed working on his lawn and gardening, where their home was the recipient of the "Anniston Beautification Award" twice! He was a longtime member of All Saints Catholic Church, where he served in numerous roles and was a member of the Knights of Columbus. Mr. Williams was preceded in death by his wife, Irene Williams (2015). He was the eldest of 16 children (eight brothers and eight sisters) and is survived by his son, Gonzellas (Evelyn) Williams, of Georgia; one grandson, Desmond Gonzellas Williams, of Indiana; nine brothers and sisters, and a host of cousins, nieces, nephews and family friends. Ervin Funeral Chapel Where Courtesy Dwells and Service Excels
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Published in The Anniston Star on May 24, 2017