Funeral services for Mr. Fred Shelly Williams will be Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at noon. Services will be held at Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Ashville, Ala. Elder Paul Jones officiating. West Gadsden Funeral Home directing.
Fred Williams was preceded in death by his parents, Claude and Oliva Looney Williams; sisters, Dorothy Williams and Geraldine Ford; niece, Tamara Williams; and nephew, Gage Williams. He leaves to cherish his loving memories a dedicated and faithful wife of 36 years, Mary L. Williams; two daughters, Katrina (Lerin) Brown, Gadsden, and Jasmine (Jasaun) Cosby, Anniston; two sons, Reggie Williams and Tevin Williams, both of Gadsden; three sisters; three brothers; two grandchildren; four sisters-in-law; one brother-in-law; nieces, nephews, cousins, many other relatives and many, many dear friends.
His visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. today. Family hour will be from 6 to 7 p.m. The body will lie in state one hour prior to services. Burial will be at Ashville Cemetery in Ashville, Ala.
You have our deepest sympathy. West Gadsden Funeral Home, "Your Bridge Over Troubled Waters," 2118 Forrest Ave., Gadsden, AL; 256-549-0004.