Ralph Hudson Williams

Born: Mon., Oct. 12, 1925
Died: Tue., Sep. 7, 2010


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Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of Ralph Hudson Williams age 84, of Stillmore, GA on Tuesday, September 07, 2010 at the Charlie Norwood V A Medical Center in Augusta, GA after a brief illness.
 
Funeral services will be Thursday, September 9th, at 11 AM in the Williams Chapel Baptist Church with Rev. Burton Dixon and Rev. Lamar Kersey officiating.
 
Interment will be in the church cemetery.
 
Mr. Williams will lie in state at the church one hour prior to the service.
 
The family will receive friends at Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors Wednesday evening from 6 – 8 PM.
 
Pallbearers are Thomas Scott, Teddy Reese, Lynn Keyton, Ronald Williams, Jimmy Ivey, Lee Page.
 
Mr. Williams was a native of Kite, GA and was a US Navy veteran having served in World War II. He was a 1953 graduate of John A Gupton College of Mortuary Science and was a funeral director and embalmer for 53 years. He was owner and operator of Shadowlawn Mortuary in Swainsboro for 35 years and was co-owner of Williams-Rhodes Mortuary in Midville, GA. Mr. Williams was a former employee with Hunnicutt Funeral Home in Swainsboro and has been employed with Peebles-Curry Mortuary and Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors since 1986. He was a former Emanuel County Coroner, a charter member of the Swainsboro VFW and a member of Williams Chapel Baptist Church in Kite, GA. He was preceded in death by his parents, Samuel Ashley and Velma Scott Williams, a sister, Margaret W. Keyton and his wife, Margaret Roberson Lindsey Williams.
 
Survivors include:
 
One Son: Ralph Joseph Williams of Miami, FL
 
One Brother and Sister-In-Law: Bobby and Carolyn Williams of Kite, GA
 
His Companion: Betty Woods of Swainsboro, GA
 
Several Grandchildren
 
Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the Williams Chapel Baptist Church, c/o Joyce Lamb, 366 Keith Screws Rd., Kite, GA 31049.
 
Condolences may be submitted online at www.durden-hudsonfuneraldirectors.com
 
Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements for the funeral of Ralph Hudson Williams of Stillmore, GA

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Ronald Hall
   Posted Wed September 08, 2010
Ralph, as so many in funeral service, I really liked your dad. I used to call him on a regular basis to make out of town trips. He always had a smile on his face, and was always concerned and asked about others. He will be missed.

Tommy and Brenda Davis
   Posted Wed September 08, 2010
We are living in Helen now but our thoughs and prayers are with you. Mr. Ralph was a special friend on my fathers (Dr. Jack E. Davis).

Brenda Davis