John Williams

John W. Williams

Saturday November 26, 1921 - Monday July 22, 2019
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John W. Williams, 97, of Pocahontas, Arkansas, passed away on Monday, July 22, 2019. John was born on Saturday, November 26, 1921, in Walnut Ridge, Arkansas, to Henry and Alta Hance Williams.
John was a proud veteran of the United States Army. He was also a loving father, son, brother, grandfather, great grandfather, neighbor, co-worker and friend.
John is preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Alta Hance Williams; son, J.B. Williams; and granddaughter, Vanessa Williams Pribble.
John is survived by two sons, Doris Lee (Gloria) Williams, of Pocahontas, and Dewey (Jan) Williams, of Fayetteville; daughter, Diane Hackworth, of Pocahontas; grandchildren, Christopher “Chris” Williams, of Austin, Texas, Jeremy Williams, of Maryland, Blake Williams, of Paragould, Chad Williams, of Pocahontas, Jason Taylor, of Little Rock, Brent Williams, of Rogers, and Misty Halberg, of Rogers; fifteen great grandchildren; mother of his children, Elizabeth Williams, of Pocahontas; and daughter-in-law, Carolyn Williams, of Pocahontas.
Visitation will be from 10:30 am – 11:30 am, on Wednesday, July 24, 2019, in the chapel of the Fears Family Funeral Home, in Pocahontas. A graveside service will be held the same day, beginning at 12:15 pm, at the Greene County Memorial Gardens Cemetery, in Paragould, Arkansas; Gerald Fears, officiating.
Honored to serve as pallbearers are Doris Lee Williams, Dewey Williams, Blake Williams, Chad Williams, Jason Taylor, and Brent Williams.
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Wednesday, July 24, 2019
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday July 24, 2019 | 10:30am - 11:30am
    Wednesday July 24, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
    Fears Family Funeral Home
    2803 Hwy 67 South
    Pocahontas, Arkansas 72455
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Wednesday July 24, 2019 | 12:15pm
    Wednesday July 24, 2019 12:15pm
    Greene County Memorial Gardens Cemetery
    2901 Hwy 135
    Paragould, Arkansas 72450
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Karen Burris of Pocahontas

Posted at 12:00am
So sorry to hear about your father. I am keeping you in my prayers. I love you bunches, girlfriend Dianne.

Gail (Engel) Jones of Pocahontas

Posted at 12:00am
With sincere sympathy. Fond memories of Johnny as I was growing up in Knobel AR. He cut my Dad and 2 brothers hair and always teased me that he would cut mine. He always gave me bubble gum anyway.

Cheryl O'Brien of Warm Springs

Posted at 12:00am
With deepest sympathy to all.

Lawrence and Barbara Bergman of Pocahontas,Arkansas

Posted at 12:00am
So very sorry from your loss. God Bless this Family !!!

tonya coomer of piggott

Posted at 12:00am
Doris, Keeping your sweet family in my thoughts and prayers. Love yall. Tonya Coomer

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