WILLIAMS, STEPHEN EARL
Alachua - Stephen Earl Williams of Alachua passed from his earthly life on Wednesday, April 23, at 5:55 a.m. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Jean Annette Williams. Mr. Williams was born on February 2, 1927, in New York City and moved to Florida as an infant.
He is survived by four daughters, Ellen (Michael) Kenney of Keystone Heights, Cogie (Jeh) Horton of Mansfield, TX, Alice (Clarence) Taylor of Gainesville, and Cindy Williams of Rockford, IL. He also leaves eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Mr. Williams was a sergeant in the Army during World War II. For over fifty years he owned and operated Williams Cabinet Shop in Gainesville, making custom wood cabinets.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 AM Monday, April 28, 2014 with visitation 1 hour prior at Forest Meadows Funeral Home, 725 NW 23rd Avenue, Gainesville. Interment with military honors will follow in Forest Meadows Memorial Park East, 3700 SE Hawthorne Road.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Nature Coast Hospice of High Springs, 150 N. Main Street, High Springs.
Forest Meadows Funeral Home and Cemeteries
725 NW 23rd Avenue Gainesville, FL 32609
Published in Gainesville Sun from Apr. 27 to Apr. 28, 2014