Archie WilliamsPublished 12:00am Friday, October 19, 2012
Feb. 28, 1931 – Oct. 9, 2012
FERRIDAY — Services for Archie “AJ” Williams, 81, of Lake Charles, La., formerly of Ferriday, who died Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012, at Rosewood Nursing Home in Lake Charles, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Rose Hill Baptist Church in Ferriday with the Rev. Freddie Schiele officiating.
Burial will follow at Mount Pilgrim Church Cemetery in Natchez under the direction of Concordia Funeral Home in Ferriday.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home and from 10 a.m. until service time Saturday at the church.
Mr. Williams was born Feb. 28, 1931, in Natchez, the son of Archie and Sue Willie Hamilton Williams. He worked at International Paper Company for more than 39 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two sons, George and June Williams; and three brothers, Leroy, Dewitt and Odell Williams.
Survivors include four sons, Timothy Williams and wife, Marjorie, of Lake Charles, Archie Williams III and wife, Ann, of Los Angeles, Larry Williams and wife, Marylynn, of Houston, Texas and Christopher Williams of Jacksonville, Fla.; four daughters, Martha Brown and husband, Darrell, Mary White and husband, Joseph, all of Ferriday, Patricia Johnson and husband, Earl, of Atlanta and Glenda Gilley and husband, Andrew, of Jacksonville; one brother, the Rev. Eugene Williams and wife, Daisy, of Vidalia; 39 grandchildren; 53 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; one godson, Norris Green; and a number of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Online condolences may be sent to www.concordiafuneralhomeinc.com.