Gilbert Wayne Williams

Published 7:12 pm Saturday, September 10, 2011

AHOSKIE – Mr. Gilbert Wayne Williams, age 78 of Ahoskie, died Thursday, September 8, 2011 at his home.

He was born February 7, 1933 in Pasquotank County to the late Butler Williams and Delma Armstrong Williams.

He was an Air Force veteran, serving in the Korean Conflict, a member of Earlys Baptist Church, retired from the NCDOT and Tour Bus driving and was a member of the Davie Masonic Lodge #39.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, September 11, 2011 at Garrett-Jones Funeral Home in Ahoskie. Burial will follow in Highland Memorial Gardens. Rev. Charles Lockwood will officiate.

Left to cherish his memory is his wife, Gloria J. Williams of the home; his daughter, Susan Lynne Williams of Ahoskie; and a brother, Harvey Williams of Edenton.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Jean Cobb Williams; and a sister, Shirley Harrell.

The family will receive friends Saturday evening from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. at Garrett-Jones Funeral Home in Ahoskie and other times at the home.

Memorials can be made to PAWS of Hertford County, P.O. Box 153 Murfreesboro, NC 27855 or to The Masonic Home for Children at Oxford, 600 College St., Oxford, NC, 27565.

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Garrett-Jones Funeral Home in Ahoskie is serving the Williams family.