Ben H. Williams, 61, died at 1:30 p.m. Thursday in the V. A. Hospital in Waco, Texas. He was a veteran of World War II.
William is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Suzanne Walls of Springfield, and Mrs. Jennifer Preston of Stantonford; one son, Michael Williams of Louisville; four sisters, Mrs. Lillian Roche of Waco, Texas, Mrs. Verbal Lambert of Corydon, Mrs. Finley H. Robbins of Henderson, two brothers, Roy Williams of Evansville and Fred Williams of Louisville.
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Fernwood Cemetery with the Rev. David Bradford officiating. Burial will be on Fernwood Cemetery.
Friends may call today at Eudy-Rowland Funeral Chapel.
Oct 1980 Henderson Gleaner


Mrs Beulah WILLIAMS who was severely burned about two weeks ago near Linton by her clothes catching fire while sweeping near the fireplace died last Thursday night from the effects of the burns, after having suffered much of a week.
Mrs Williams was the wife of Tom WILLIAMS, of that place, a prominent young man, was about twenty-four years of age, and leaves a husband and one child, besides a large number of other relatives and friends to mourn her untimely death.
She was Miss Beulah WEAKS before her marriage to Mr Williams, and was a daughter of Mr Jim Weaks, deceased. Her remains were laid to rest Friday in the presence of a large crowd of sorrowing friends and loved ones.Cadiz Record Feb 1905
The death angel visited the home of Mr Tom Williams and plucked a bright gem from his home. It was his darling
wife. She was twenty-four year, ten months, and even days old.
She was the daughter of Mr Jim Weaks deceased and Mrs Sarrah Weaks of Linton.
On the 14th of January while Mrs Williams was sweeping near the fire she stooped to pick up something for her baby and her clothing caught on fire and no one being present except her baby, her entire body was buried to a crisp before assistance reached her, and after thirteen days of anguished suffering, she answered the final summons. She leaves a husband and a baby twenty one months old, beside a mother, two sisters, one brother, and a host of other relatives and friends to mourn her untimely demise.
Her remains were laid to rest at McNichols.
Cadiz Record February 6, 1905


BASKETT - Carrie Adilene Roll Williams, 72 died at 3:40 Sunday at Community Methodist Hospital. She was a member of Baskett Christian Church.
She is survived by her husband, Thomas; one daughter, Nancy Long; two sons Mark and Jonathan all of Baskett; one sister, Mary Wesley Morton of Baskett; two brothers, Thomas Roll of Henderson and Jack Roll of Evansville; and six grand-children.
Services will be at 10:00 a.m. today at Benton-Glunt Funeral Home with the Rev. Harold Ledbetter officiating. Burial will be in Baskett Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be James Wade McGrail, Raymond Morton, Ernest Williams, Curtis Sanders Mark Williams, Jonathan Williams, Stanley Williams and Jim Long.
ms and Jim Long.

Cadiz Record Apr 11, 2001

Graveside services for Cullen Williams, 85, of Wichita Falls, Texas formerly
of trigg County, were conducted on March 28, Crestview Memorial Cemetery in
Wichita Falls with full military rights.  Lynn Colonial Funeral Home was in
charge of arrangements.

Mr. Williams died on March 26, 2001 in Wichita Falls.

Mr. Williams was born on Oct 11, 1915.  He was the son of the late Thomas G.
and Vara Thomas Williams.

Mr. Williams joined the US military services in 1940.  After retiring in
1961 from extensive military service overseas and on the home front he made
his home in Wichita Falls.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers, Loys L
Williams and Gillis (Jack) Williams, three sisters, Mrs. Pink H (Alma
Williams) Guier, Mrs. Robert Elliott (Annit Williams) Malone and Mrs. Olive
J. (Roberta Williams) Cunningham.

Survivors include his widow, Vera Cox Williams; a daughter, Carrie Beth
Tucker; two grandchildren, Keenan Tucker and Kelsey Tucker, all of Wichita
Falls; two sisters, Mrs. Earl (Geneva Williams) Bridges of Cadiz; one uncle
Herschel D. Thomas of Hopkinsville; an aunt, Ophelia Thomas Ellis of Cadiz;
and a number of nieces, nephews and cousins.

CADIZ, Ky. - Services for Douglas Williams, 20, Gracey, will be at 2 p.m.
Thursday at Goodwin Funeral Home, with the Revs. James Bush and Billy Hart

Burial will be in Green Hill Memorial Gardens, Hopkinsville. Visitation will be after 5 p.m. Wednesday at Goodwin Funeral Home.

He died at 4:33 a.m. Sunday of injuries suffered when he was struck by a car in Gracey.

His funeral will be a joint service with James Croft, who also was struck and killed in the same traffic accident.

A native of Madisonville, he was born Dec. 1, 1978, the son of Douglas Warfield Bagwell, Hopkinsville, and Katherine Williams, Gracey. He was employed at Flynn Enterprises, Hopkinsville and was a Baptist.
In addition to his parents, survivors include four sisters, Melissa Banks, Dandridge, Tenn., Trina Jones, Hopkinsville, Melanie Ricks,- Cadiz, and Charity Williams, Gracey.


Veteran national newsman Harry H. Williams died at 7:50 a.m. Wednesday at Community Methodist Hospital following a brief illness. He was 61.
Williams, who lived at 429 Center St. was a graduate of the University of Kentucky and worked as a newspaperman in New York for many years.
He held repairing positions for the New York Times and United Press International. His many assignments include coverage of the United Nations for several years.
Williams was chief editorial writer for The Gleaner prior to his retirement a few years ago.
He is survived by one son, Wade of Knoxville, Tenn.
Friends may call at Rudy-Rowland Funeral Chapel after 2 p.m. today.
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Friday in Fernwood Cemetery with the Rev. Fred Pfisterer officiating
June 1980 Henderson Gleaner 


Native Trigg Countian Passes Away At Nashville
Henry WILLIAMS age 65, passed away at his home in Nashville, Tenn; February 13, 1944.
He was a native Trigg countian, moving to Calloway county in his early life with his parents, Mr and Mrs Dudley Williams, and later moving to Nashville where he and his family lived until his death.
Mr Williams was one of nine children. Four brothers, Nathe,
of Mayfield, Joe, of Murray, Tom and Bob of Trigg County preceded him in death several years ago. One sister,
Minnie, died in early womanhood PITTMAN WILLIAMS, Pittman Williams, one son, Leon, one daughters, Mrs J.M. Climer and two grandchildren, Mrs Rascoe Weather, Puryear, Tenn; Mrs Maggie Phillips, Paducah, and Mrs Jim Ricks of Cadiz, also several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held in the Churchill Funeral Home and interment in the city cemetery at Murray on February 15.
Relatives from Trigg county attending the funeral were Mr
and Mrs Jim Ricks, Mr and Mrs O.J. Cunningham, Mrs P.H. Guier, Mrs Earle W Simmons and Miss Hilda Williams.Cadiz Record Mar 02 1944


Pfc John Wilson Williams Dies in Central Pacific Area:
The following wire was received by Felix WILLIAMS, Golden Pond, on Sunday evening, January 30, from the War
It tells of the death of his brother, Pfc John W. WILLIAMS somewhere in the Central Pacific area. As stated in the wire, a detailed letter will follow. In next weeks Record we hope to have a complete report on the death of this Trigg countian.
The wire follows: "I want to assure you of my deep sympathy in the loss of your brother, Pfc John Wilson Williams, who died January 24 in the Cenertal pacific area as a result of septicemia. Letter will follow."
Last week notice of the death of Pfc John Wilson WILLIAMS was received in a wire to his brother, Felix Williams,
from the War department. The wire stated a letter would follow. The letter mentioned was received this week and it
reveals the following details: "The official casualty resport states your brother died Jan 24, 1944 in a hospital in the central Pacific Area as a result of Meningococcic Septicemia. I fully understand your desire to learn as much as possible regarding his death, but unfortunately reports of this nature are brief due to the conditions under which they are prepared and the limited means available fotheir transmission." The letter was signed by J.A. Ulio, Major
General, The Adjutant General Washington, D.C.
Pfc Williams was born in Golden Pond on June 4, 1913 and was the son of the late Mr and Mrs S.A. Williams, both lifetime Golden Pond residents. He volunteered his service in the armed forces on March 4, 1941.
There survive besides his brother five uncles, R.L. Williams of Murray; M.L.Williams, Benton; Clyde Wallace, and Ira Wallace both of Chicago; and Byron Wallace of Cody, Wyo. One aunt, Mrs John Howard, 1244 Trimble St. Paducah, is also a survivor. Cadiz Record Feb 03 1944


Died on Birthday
Prominent Linton Citizen called To His Reward
Mr Lesenberry WILLIAMS, one of the oldest and most prominent
citizens of the county, died last Wednesday at his home in Linton district after a brief illness.
Mr Williams was seventy-one years of age and died on his birthday.
He is survived by a wife and several children, among whom are Robert and John WILLIAMS of this county, His only sons, Mrs Walker REDD, Mrs George B. DAWSON, Mrs Al LITTLEJOHN and Mrs John ADAMS all of this county.
He leaves several other children whose names we do not have.
Mar 16, 1906 - Cadiz Record


Mrs. Luella WILLIAMS, wife of Mr. John P. WILLIAMS, of the Montgomery neighborhood, died at her home Friday morning of heart disease. The deceased had been ill with measles for some weeks past, but had about recovered. For several years she had been afflicted with heart trouble but her death was wholly unexpected. Mrs. Williams was a devout christian, a member of the M.E. Church, and at the time the sad summons came was 41 years old. She leaves a husband and several children. The b urial took place at the Roach family grave yard near Gracey, Saturday at 10 o'clock.
Hopkinsville, Kentuckian -

Mar 1896


STURGIS -- Margaret Williams, 85, Sturgis, died at 9:39 p.m. Thursday at Union County Methodist Hospital in Morganfield.
She was a member of Jehovah's Witnesses.
Survivors include one daughter, Margaret Lockett of Sturgis; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 14, at Jehovah's Witnesses in Morganfield.
There will be no visitation.
Whitsell Funeral Home in Sturgis is in charge of arrangements.
Mar 7, 1998


MRS. MARY WILLIAMS, 79, died this morning at 3:30 o'clock at the home of her daughter, MRS. GEORGE ROCK, 1236 North Twelfth street.
She had been an invalid for the past 15 years. Mrs. Williams had resided in Paducah nearly all of her life, and was endeared to a large number of friends.
She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Rock; and a grandaughter, MRS. FRANCES CLARKE.
Funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the Twelfth Street Baptist church. The Rev. A.E. Lassiter and the Rev. W.H. Zinke will officiate. Burial will be in Maplelawn cemetery.
The pallbearers will be: Robert Walker, Richard Walker, James Walker, Herbert Walker, William Hopwood and R.B. Thomas.Paducah - 1932


Kentucky New Era
Monday May 25, 1998
Roscoe Alexander Williams, 87, Sharon Grove, died at 5:15 a.m. friday at his home.
services will be at Price Funeral Home, Lewisburg, with the Revs. Tom Moody and Jimmy Kenner officiating. Burial was to be in the Antioch baptist church Cemetery.
A native of Logan Co. he was born Dec. 2, 1910, the son of the late John Calvin and rosie Cleveland Williams. He was a self-employed mechanic for 65 years and was a member of the Antioch Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Vera Williams; a daughter, Marcie Lee Patterson, Kenosha, Wis.; a son, Stephen Wayne Williams, Sharon Grove; a sister, Annie McIntosh, Lewisburg, and a brother, the Rev. Leslie Williams, Lewisburg, a step grandson and one great-grandchild.


A fatal affray occurred between Thomas Williams and Benjamin Aton, two prominent merchants of Uniontown, Kentucky, Wednesday.
The men quarreled over the ownership of a white washing brush and blows were struck. Aton ran into a store and secured a shotgun. Williams saw him coming and drawing his revolver, fired, but without effect. Aton then opened fire with both barrels, and Williams fell dying almost instantly. He was literally riddled, no less than forty shot entering his body. One eye was also shot out. After the murder, Aton put his gun in the store, and locking it up, went and surrendered himself to the marshal.
Hopkinsville New Era May 1886


September 14, 1926
Mrs. Tom Williams Dies Near Linton
Dropsy And Other Complications Causes Death Of Splendid Lady
Mrs. S. T. Williams a splendid lady living near Linton and wife of Mr. Tom Williams, died Tuesday evening at 7:30 at the old William Futrell place, a mile east of Linton, of dropsy and other complications. She had been ill but a short while and her condition was not regarded as critical until a few hours before the end came.
Mrs. Williams was about sixty years of age, and was a daughter of the late William R. Futrell. The husband survives her besides one brother, Bristow Futrell and three sisters, Mrs. S. M. Frith, Mrs. W. L. Meador and Mrs. J. J. Elliott.
Mrs. Williams was a splendid lady with many friends, and her community has been made sad by her death.]
Funeral and burial took place yesterday afternoon at the family grave yard.
Cadiz Record
Sept 1926


Death Resulted
Boy crushed by Cars Dies of His Injuries
Tom Williams, the colored boy who fell under a moving freight train in the L. & N. yards here last Thursday afternoon and was so horribly crushed, died of his injuries about 6 o'clock p. m., the same day. He was conscious until a few moments before his demise. Williams arm and leg were run over, one hip was crushed and he was also internally injured. The wonder is that death was not instantaneous.
Hopkinsville Kentuckian Nov 1900


Death of Walker Williams
Information was received here Tuesday of the sudden death of Mr. Walker Williams, at his home in Montgomery county, Tenn; of apoplexy.
The deceased was one of the most prominent citizens of Clarksville, and his departure will be mourned by a host of friends.
The Nashville American's Clarksville dispatch gives the following particulars: Mr. D. Walker Williams, of Ringold of this county, dropped dead in his garden at 6 o'clock this morning, of heart disease.
The news was quickly dispatched to Mr. M.H. Clark and Parish, Buckner and Co; of Elephant Warehouse, of which firm he was a member.
It was quite a shock to the whole community.
Mr. Williams was a bachelor, about 45 years of age and lived with and cared for his aged mother to whom he was greatly devoted.
He was a handsome man and weighted about 225, and looked the very picture of health. He returned yesterday from a trip to Chicago and spent the day in the city with friends. He was as genial and jovial as usual.
Going home in the afternoon he complained of great trouble in his breast which he called asthma.
After sleeping awhile he appeared better, and arose early and walked out into the garden, going unusually fast. When half way he turned suddenly back, and nearing the gate he reached out as though to raise the latch and fell forward on his face. The servant ran to him instantly, but life was extinct. He was a man of great generosity, genial nature, and lavishing his wealth freely upon every charitable object and upon his friends who are numerous.
Hopkinsville New Era June 1886


SEBREE - Woodrow Wilson Williams, 66, of Sebree died at 6:30 Monday at the home of a nephew, Cletus Williams of Sebree.
He is survived by three sisters, Gerta Hinton and Pearl Rakeshaw, both of Dixon and Helen Nevitt of Madisonville.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Tompkins and Son Chapel with Homer Oakley and Yhorton Stanley officiating.
Burial will be in Mount Pleasant Cemetery.
Friends may call after 1:30 p.m. today.
June 1980 Henderson Gleaner

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