Alma Williams

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AVERA, Ga. - Alma Alexander Williams, loving wife of 50 years to the late Lamar S. Williams Sr., entered into rest Thursday night, April 2, 2015 at Jefferson Hospital. Funeral services will be held at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church at 3:00 P.M. on Sunday, April 5, 2015 with Rev. David Davis and Michael Thigpen officiating. Interment will follow in the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church cemetery. One of six children born to the late Leslie Myracle Alexander and the late Herman L. Alexander, Alma was born and raised in Darden TN. After marrying the love of her life in 1945, they made their home in Avera where she was a homemaker, lovingly taking care of her family. Alma loved her Lord and Savior serving Him as an active member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. She loved going to church, supporting missions and visiting the sick and shut-ins. Above all else, she loved her family and was most content in their presence. A loving, gentle, compassionate, generous lady is now enjoying the fruits of her labor. Her unselfish, abiding love will be greatly missed. Alma is also preceded in death by her son, Lamar S. Williams, Jr.; a great granddaughter, Isabella River; her siblings, Bonnie A. Houston, Mack Barnett, Jim Alexander and John F. Alexander; and her step-mother, Gliner Myracle. Survivors include her children, Brenda W. Moye (Frank), Larry W. Williams (Kathy) and Jan Marie Williams; a sister, Dorothy Carrington; seven grandchildren, thirteen great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, and many friends. Pallbearers will be Michael Thigpen, Jonathan Thigpen, Seth Williams, Brad Jones, Anthony Clark, Joe Paul Myracle, Victor Raley, and Louie Chalker. The family respectfully requests that in lieu of flowers memorial contributions be made to Annie Armstrong Easter Offering, c/o Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, 1350 Church St, Avera, Ga. 30803 The family will receive friends at James Funeral Home Saturday, April 4, 2015 from 5:00-7:00 P.M. Visit for more detail and to post condolences and/or photos.

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Published in The Augusta Chronicle on Apr. 4, 2015
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