Obituary: Sandra Burklin Williams

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Sandra Burklin Williams, 68, of College Grove, died Friday, Oct. 9, 2009, at her residence, following an extended illness.

Mrs. Williams was a native of Davidson County. She was a homemaker and a retired nurse.

She was preceded in death by her father, Oscar Kenneth Burklin.

She is survived by her mother, Edna Marie Carrington Burklin of Hazel Green, Ala.; daughters, Shannon Takara of Rapid City, S.D. and Clara Williams of Brooklyn, N.Y.; sons, Brian Williams of Hendersonville, Rolland Williams of Franklin, Gamble Williams of McDonough, Ga., and Burk Williams of College Grove; sisters, Janice Nix of Huntsville, Ala. and Jill Taylor of Jackson, Tenn.; 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

A memorial service was conducted on Sunday, Oct. 11, at Mrs. Williams' residence.

Memorial donations may be made to Fifty Forward of College Grove, 8607 Horton Hwy, College Grove, TN 37046; Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, c/o Gifts Processing, PMB 407727, 2301 Vanderbilt Place, Nashville, TN 37240-7727; or The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Donor Services, P.O. Box 4072, Pittsfield, MA 01202

Lawrence Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Chapel Hill, was in charge of arrangements.