James Norman Williams

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Mr. James Norman Williams, age 82, of Petersburg, died Friday, April 7, 2017, at his residence.

Mr. Williams was a native of Giles County, the son of the late Elijah Harrison and Nellie Ruth Roberts Williams. He was a former elder of the Ostella Church of Christ, and served his country in the Army as a medic. He was a retired insurance salesman and was the manager of the Cornersville Skating Rink.

He is survived by his wife, Gracie Hodge Williams; daughter, Nancy Jane (Ransome) Brodock of Shelbyville; two sons, David Norman Williams, and Richard Norris Williams, both of Petersburg; and a sister, Irene Stone Dalton of Lynnville. Five grandchildren and one great grandchild also survive.

Funeral services were conducted Sunday, April 9, 2017, at 3 p.m. from the chapel of Cornersville Funeral Home with burial in Beechwood Cemetery.

Visitation with the family began Sunday at noon and continued until the funeral hour.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 840692, Dallas, TX 75284-0692

Cornersville Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.