Volume 51, Number 44

twelve pages

Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, October 30, 2014

Obituaries

Jason Olin Williams
September 4, 1913 - April 28, 2013

SPRINGFIELD, MO--Jason Olin Williams, 99, Springfield, MO. previously of Florida and Tennessee, passed away Sunday, April 28, 2013 at Cox South. Jason was born Sept. 4, 1913 in Pickett County. He was in the United States Army during WWII, and was a school teacher most of his life. Jason was of the Methodist faith. He loved gardening and bee keeping. He also loved using his computer which he started learning at age 89.
Jason was preceded in death by his wives Alice Elizabeth Freeman which he married in 1942, passed away in 1948, Hazel P. Wildasin married in 1962, passed away in 2001, parents William S. Williams and Sarah Ilene (Crouch) Williams, siblings Cosby O. Williams, Jess Williams, Bessie (Williams) Vincent and one son M. David Williams O.D.
Jason is survived by his daughter, Sarah W. Hill O.D.; two grandchildren Angela Plunk, Mark Hill and his wife Lisa (Morton) Hill, four great-grandchildren Benjamin Plunk, Cole Hill, Lily Hill and Chase Hill, many nieces, nephews and other close relatives and friends.
Graveside services will be held in Chanute Cemetery in Pickett County, at 1:00 P.M. on Saturday, May 11, 2013, under the direction of Speck Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105, or charity of your choice.

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