78 year old J.B. Williams of Smithville died Monday at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. He was a Christian and he served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of the VFW. Williams was also owner and operator of Broad Street Shell for ten years and was service manager at Stribling Chevrolet for fourteen years. The funeral will be Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Jimbo Eddins will officiate. Visitation will be Tuesday from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until the service at 1:00 p.m. Williams was preceded in death by his parents, Allie and Ethel Hendrixson Williams; four brothers, Ray, Eugene, Louie, and Ralph Williams; and a sister, Mable Williams. Survivors include four sons, Brent and wife Cheryl Williams, Kent and wife Shannon Williams, and Brad and wife Holly Williams all of Smithville and Greg and wife Stephanie Williams of Nashville. Three daughters, Diane and husband Jimbo Eddins, Deanna and husband Barry Deaver all of Smithville, and Keisha and husband Tony Smith of Sparta. Twenty grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren, and several cousins, nieces, and nephews all survive. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Apr 23 2013