Joe Williams, Thursday, 26 Nov 1970, pg. 1, col. 7, Vol. 63, No. 2
Williams Rites Held Saturday Funeral services for Joe \\ il- liams, 75-year-old long-time resident resident of the Onapa area were held Saturday at 10:30 a.m. in the First Baptist Church here with) Rev. Boney Mcintosh and Rev. Wayne Brown officiating. Smith Funeral Home directed burial in Greenlawn cemetery. Williams died Wednesday in a Muscogee hospital after a long illness. He was born December 11, 1894, in Jackson County, Alabama, Alabama, and was a retired farmer- rancher and a member of the Onapa Baptist Chiiii.i. He was also a veteran of VVorld War One. - Survivors include his wife, Velma Mae of the home; a son, Leo of Checotah; two daughters, Mrs. Virgie Martin and Mrs. Oleta James, both of Checotah; three brothers, Marion Willie of Jackson, Mississippi; three lis ters, Mrs. Myrtle Wjnton of Checotah, Checotah, Mrs. Effie Finley of Lang- j • ley and Mrs. Opal Anderson of I Tulsa; 13 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.