Mr. Floyd Ellis Williams, 73, of Chatom, AL answered the Master’s Call Sunday, December 22, 2019 at his residence. He was born in Waynesboro, MS on Friday, May 24, 1946 to Sam S. Williams and Ollie Mable Pettis Williams. He married Elsie Dunn in October of 1967. Floyd was a faithful member of New Haven Baptist Church since 1968. He graduated from Clara High School in 1965. The day after graduation Floyd began working at Sunbeam Inc. in Waynesboro. He also worked for the Geigy Corporation before becoming self-employed as a plumber, electrician and other construction services. Later he worked for Halliburton and Washington County Commission as Maintenance Supervisor, where he retired in December of 2012 after 26 years. Floyd sang bass with the Journeymen Quartet for several years. He was a charter member of Laton Hill Volunteer Fire Department. Since 1988 he served as Assistant Chief and Treasurer for 24 years. He enjoyed camping and fishing at Lake Concordia in Ferriday, LA and hunting as well. He especially loved spending time with his grandchildren. Floyd is preceded in death by his parents, Sam S. and Ollie Mable Pettis Williams; father and mother-In-law, Elmer and Willie Leigh Dunn. He is survived by his devoted wife of 52 years, Elsie Williams; devoted son, Jason Williams; daughter-in-law, Christy Williams; 5 grandchildren, Breana, Jacob, Kenzie, Johnathan "Jon Jon", and Jessi; brother, Waldo Williams (Irma). Serving as pallbearers are, Jason Williams, Jacob Williams, Jon Jon Williams, Jason Crager, Elliot Crager, and Charlie Hayes. Honorary pallbearers are Jay Scurry, Tharon Williams, David Williams, Darrell Hennis, and Laton Hill Volunteer Fire Department. Visitation for Mr. Williams will be held from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM, Friday, December 27, 2019 at New Haven Baptist Church in Millry, AL. Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 PM Friday, December 27, 2019 at New Haven Baptist Church in Millry, AL with Rev. James Saucier, Jr. officiating. Interment will be in New Haven Cemetery in Millry, AL. The family would like to acknowledge and give special thanks to Dr. James Donald's office and Legacy Hospice, especially Karen Jones.
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