Created April 15, 2013
James "Jim" H. Williams
- This eternal flame burns forever -
- in remembrance of James "Jim" H. Williams
James "Jim" H. Williams
Born: January 9, 1928
Died: April 13, 2013
James “Jim” H. Williams, 85, of Bono went to be with the Lord on Saturday,
April 13, 2013 at NEA Baptist Hospital.
He was born on January 9, 1928, in Jonesboro to the late Fred and Bertha Williams.
He will be remembered as a devoted husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather,
friend, encourager and mentor to many. He lived most of his life in the Jonesboro area.
Jim worked as the Service Manager for Aycock Pontiac until his retirement.
After retirement he started a new adventure Williams and Associates a home repair business
known as “Mr. Fix-It”. He was a member of the Walnut Street Baptist Church and loved the
8:30am Sunday School Class.
He was a World War II Veteran and a member of the Northeast Arkansas Camping Club,
serving as Chaplain for several years.
He is survived by his wife, Joyce Williams of the home; daughter, Teresa (Michael) Watkins of Bono;
two grandchildren, Seth Watkins of Jonesboro and Sarah (Justin) Johnson of Searcy;
one great-grandchild James Curtis Johnson of Searcy;
one brother, George Richard Williams (Marlene) of Dearborn Heights, Michigan.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one brother, Fred L. Williams.
Visitation will be Sunday evening from 6-8pm at Emerson Funeral Home in Jonesboro.
Funeral services will be Monday at 2pm in the Emerson Memorial Chapel with
Bro. Curtis Shatley officiating. Burial will follow at Herman Cemetery with Emerson
Funeral Home in charge of all arrangements.
Brett Burris, Brandon Chester, Chris Chester, Jim Fisher, Scott Troutt, Tyler Weaver, and
Marcus Williams will serve as active pallbearers, honorary pallbearers will be
“Jim Cole Sunday Class”, members of the Northeast Arkansas Travelers, Dr. Roger Hill,
and Dr. Stephen Woodruff, Dr. Scott Dorroh, Dr. Owen Criner.
For anyone wishing to make a donation, the family request that you consider
Walnut Street Baptist Church, or charity of choice, in loving memory of James “Jim” Williams.
Dedicated to James "Jim" H. Williams!
Though He's gone, He is not forgotten.
Though absent, He remains in spirit.
Though once a worker, He now rest.
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