Homer Darden Williams

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Homer Darden Williams, 83, died on January 2, 2014. Darden was born on July 7, 1930 to Fred Williamson Williams and Virginia Darden Williams in Anniston, Alabama. Born and raised in Anniston, he was a graduate of the University of Alabama and where he was a member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity. He served in the United States Army at Fort Bliss, Texas, where he was a First Lieutenant. He then graduated from the University of Alabama School of Law in 1960. He practiced law for over 40 years in Anniston and Pt. Clear, Alabama. He was a member of the Alabama State Bar Association and also served as a United States Magistrate for the Northern District of Alabama. He is preceded in death by his first wife, Irene Brooks Williams and by his late wife, Emelil Mudd Williams. He is also preceded in death by his brother, Frederick Williamson Williams (Jaudon). He is survived by his daughters, Susan Williams Goffi (Carlos), Julia Williams King (Peyton), Robert H Mudd Jr. (Barbara) and Marguerite Mudd Walter (Frank). He is also survived by his grandchildren, Whitfield Tift King and Darden Brooks King as well as several nieces and nephews. We must mention his many friends here as well, as they are family, too. Before moving to Birmingham in his later years, Darden was a member of St. James Episcopal Church in Pt. Clear, Alabama. He will be remembered for his sense of humor and great fondness for everyone he met. He was an avid golfer and a loving father, among many other talents and incredible traits. He will be remembered for his kindness and generosity of spirit. A memorial service will be held at the Cathedral Church of the Advent on Monday, January 6, 2013. There will be visitation at 9 a.m. at the church and a 10 a.m. service to follow. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to in his memory. The family wishes to thank his caregivers, especially, and Alacare Hospice for their devoted care.
Published in The Anniston Star on Jan. 5, 2014