Mr. Charles Madison Williams was born on Friday, December 12, 1941 in Fayetteville, Tennessee to the late Mr. George and Annie Bell McWhirter Williams. Charles met our Savior on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at 5:51 am at the Flo & Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro, AR. He was 76 years, 8 months and 24 days old. He was married to (and survived by) his wife of almost 57 years, Joann on December 22, 1961 and lived most of his life in Trumann, AR.
Charles drove a semi-truck for a short time before working as an auto body repairman for most of his life. He was an avid fisherman and loved to cook his catch for his family. He was happiest when surrounded by his grandchildren and great-grandchildren and would light up when they walked into the room. He attended McCormick Baptist Church with his family.
Survivors include his three children, Lisa Samuel and husband Ronnie, Keith Williams and wife Pebbles and Danni Hicks and husband Barry, eight grandchildren, Ian Samuel (Ashley), Kalee Benson (Bo), Kara Williams, Luke Hicks, Rafe Samuel, Carlie Hicks, Jessica Taggart (Doug), and Caity Anderson (Cody); six great-grandchildren, Sydney, Gray, Revel, Alexis, Abram and Alden; seven siblings, Francis Lowery, Judy Garner, Debra Benson, Linda Collins, Tim Williams, Barry Williams, and Michael Williams; and his close friend, Danny Stevens. He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Annie Bell Williams, one grandson, Ryan Williams, and five siblings, James Williams, Luther Williams, Pat Williams, Tony Williams and Nancy Lowery.
Funeral service will be Friday afternoon at 1:30 p.m. at McCormick Baptist Church, 10301 Priestly Lane, Trumann with Rev. Bobby Watts and Rev. Terry Tacker officiating.