Eli Williams

October 19th 1934 - June 7th 2015


Funeral services for Eli Williams, 80, of Gore Springs, are at 3 p.m. Thursday, June 11, 2015 at the National Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Oddfellows Cemetery.

Visitation is Thursday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at National Funeral Home.

Mr. Williams died Sunday, June 7, 2015 at his home.

He was born on October 19, 1934 and was the son of the late George Marshall Williams and Myrtle Irene Tunberg Williams of Ripley, MS.

Mr. Williams was retired from Grenada Farms after 37 years of faithful dedication. He attended the Nazarene Church. Mr. Williams was a member of the Coon Hunters Association and known for his love of hunting. He was an avid coon, turkey, and deer hunter. He also loved gardening and sharing what he grew with his family and friends.

Mr. Williams is survived by his companion of 24 years, Betty Jean Byars of Gore Springs; 1 daughter, Shelia Fullilove (William) of Grenada; 1 son, Barry Eli Williams of Gore Springs; 3 step-daughters, Debbie Brown of Horn Lake, Kathy Simmons (Jimmy) of Grenada and Tammie McRee (Paul) of Grenada; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; 3 sisters, Mildred Atcher of Brandon, Faye Cook (Johnny) of Gore Springs and Mary Woods of Gore Springs; 2 brothers, George Williams (Carol Jean) of Oakland and Charles Ray Williams of Tutwiler.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Billie Kendall Williams; his parents; 1 son, Danny Scott Williams; 2 sisters, Ruth James and Geneva Moore and 2 brothers, Ervin Williams and Robert Williams.

Bro Eric Gregg will officiate the services with Steve Dixon, Billy Ryals, Wayne Taylor, Marshall Williams, David Williams and Parker Pugh

National Funeral Home is in charge.

Service Information

Visitation At:
Visitation is Thursday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at National Funeral Home.

Funeral At:
National Funeral Home Chapel

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