Harold P. Williams

Harold P. Williams

Harold P. Williams, 81, of Anna, died at 11:50 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021, surrounded by his loved ones. 

He was born on Nov. 7, 1939, in Anna, a son of Rufus and Erline Williams. 

Mr. Williams was a member of the First Baptist Church in Dongola and participated in the Southern Baptist Relief Team. 

He spent years working as a lineman. He retired from GTE-Verizon and Southern FS. He previously had worked for Railway Express and Red Mullins Construction Company. 

Survivors include his son, Tim (Kit) Williams; two daughters, Diane Ward (Jason Kruse) and Andrea (Kevin) Woody; nine grandchildren, Taylor Williams, Paige Robinson, Kate (Brock) Stigall, Ashlyn Ward, Madilyn Ward, Trevor Williams, Maddison Woody, Klayton Woody and Kaleb Woody; four great-grandchildren, Ryder, Liam, Harper and baby Stigall, due in November; three brothers, Bruce Williams, Mickey (Cookie) Williams and Billy (Donna) Williams; a sister, Sherry (LaRue) Parr; and many other nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives, and friends. 

Mr. Williams was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Patty Williams; and a sister-in-law, Louise Williams. 

Visitation will be Monday, Oct. 4, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., and on Tuesday, Oct. 5, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the First Baptist Church in Dongola. Funeral services will follow at 10 a.m., with the Rev. Paul Sadler officiating. Interment will follow in the Anna Cemetery.

Memorials can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. Envelopes will be provided by the funeral home. 

Crain Funeral Home in Anna-Jonesboro is in charge of arrangements.  

To view the obituary or to leave an online condolence for the family, visit www.crainsonline.com.

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