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Mr. T.J. Williams Jr., 87

Mr. T. J. Williams Jr., 87, of Hazlehurst died Sept. 6 at Community Hospice in Vidalia.
Mr. Williams was born Nov. 3, 1933, in Jeff Davis County. He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas Jessie Williams Sr., Carrie Wilcox Williams, sons, Thomas Nelson Williams and Robert Boone Williams, grandson, Christopher Taylor, brothers and sisters, Elzie Williams, Eva White, Shirley LaRoche, Bonnie Williams, Edgar Williams, Preston Williams and Vernon Williams.
Mr. Williams loved staying busy working outdoors and on his tractors. He enjoyed talking with friends, carpentry, and especially loved spending time with his family. He was a lifelong member of Satilla Free Will Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Donna Shrouder Williams; Tony Williams of Richmond Hill, Ricky Lewis (Renu) of Thailand; Jerry Williams (Ramona) of North Augusta, S.C., Brian Williams (Jeannie) of Hernando, Miss.; daughter, Cathy Acorn (Phillip) of Douglas; brother, Johnny Williams of North Augusta, S.C.; sister, Lois Powell of Hazlehurst; 17 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Services were held Sept. 10 at Satilla Free Will Baptist Church with the Rev. Paul Smith and Mr. Williams’ nephew, the Rev. Larry Williams officiating. Interment was in the church cemetery.
The family may be contacted at the Williams residence, 22 Williams Lane, Hazlehurst.
In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to Satilla Free Will Baptist Church.
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Wainright Parlor Funeral Home is in charge.

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