May 302012

James Williams, 76, has gone home to be with our Heavenly Father. A memorial service was held May 29 at Greer’s Mortuary Chapel in Winslow.

James Sherman Williams was born March 18, 1936. He was the youngest of nine children born in Weston, Ohio, to John and Bertha Williams.

After 47 years in the auto industry he retired from Pitre Buick, then moved to Winslow.

Survivors include his wife, Eleanor Williams; a son, Sherman Lynn; two daughters, Grace Green and Anna Marie Hinsley; five grandchildren, Aaron, Eleanor, James, Nicholas and Christopher; eight great-grandchildren; a brother, Howard Williams of Ohio; and a sister, Reva Kiersey of Oklahoma.

He was preceded in death by his son, Roger; and his grandson, Joseph.