GASTONIA - Jesse Arron Williams, 71, of 905 Evening Shade Lane, died Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, at home.
He was born March 7, 1941, in Ashleen, Ala., son of the late Carl Williams and Katie Williams.
He served in the U.S. Army from 1959 to 1963 in Berlin.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Sandra Williams, and his sister, Vera Wyomia Shuler.
He is survived by his nieces, Caroline Annette Smith, Linda Rita Shuler and Merlie Shuler; and two nephews, Robert Franklin Shuler and Roger Dale Smith Sr.; eight great-great nieces; 11 great-great nephews.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete.