Mary Edith Williams
Posted: Monday, March 14, 2011 2:40 pm
The Messenger, March 14, 2011
Mary Edith (Mitchell) Williams, 97, of Kenton died March 11, 2011. She had been a resident of Golden Living Center in Union City for three years.
Services were Sunday at 2 p.m. at Leitherland Funeral Chapel in Kenton, with Dr. Bobby Williams officiating. Burial followed there in Sunnyside Cemetery.
She was born April 1, 1913, in McNairy County, daughter of the late James Ervin and Sally (Baker) Mitchell.
She was wed to Lee Williams March 31, 1934, and they were married 61 years.
She was a homemaker and a member of Morella Cumberland Presbyterian Church.
She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Paul E. and Janice Williams of Kenton; her granddaughter and her husband, Melanie (Williams) and Stacey Needham of Dresden; her grandson and his wife, Braxton Paul and Lori Williams of Jackson; and four great-grandchildren, Mason Needham, Kara Beth Needham, Ellie Williams and Laney Williams.
She was also preceded in death by her brother, Alva D. Mitchell; her sister, Jewell (Mitchell) Nase; three half brothers, Gordon Mitchell, Judge Mitchell and Troy Mitchell; and four half sisters, Etta Swain, Annis Roberson, Estella Hand and Maud Wilson.