Funeral services for Ret. Mst. Sgt. Claude Wilson Williams will be 1 p.m. Friday, July 25, at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home with Bro. Gary Miller officiating. Interment with military honors will follow at Wilson County Memorial Gardens. Visitation was Thursday and Friday at Ligon & Bobo.
Williams, 90, Mt. Juliet, passed away Tuesday, July 22 at Quality Care.
Born Aug. 9, 1923, in Wilson County, he is the son of the late Lonnie Wilson Williams and Bessie Lillian Ellis Williams. He was a Baptist and was a Master Mason with Mount Juliet Lodge No. 642 F&AM. He had twenty five years’ service in the Navy and Air Force, serving during World War II, and worked at AVCO for eighteen years. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by beloved son, Larry W. Williams; brothers, James and Harold Williams; and a sister, Patty Brown.
He is survived by: wife of nearly 70 years, Mary Elizabeth Warren Williams; two children, Sandra J. Williams of Hermitage; and Garry W. (Lynn) Williams of Tuckers Cross Roads; special daughter in law, Lisa Williams of Hendersonville; six grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; six great great grandchildren.
Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home of Lebanon in charge of arrangements.