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Herbert Westbrook Williams, Sr.

January 30, 1930 — November 19, 2021

Herbert Westbrook Williams, Sr.

Mr. Herbert Westbrook Williams, Sr., 91 of Ellaville, passed away at his residence on Friday, November 19, 2021. Funeral services will be held in the chapel of Way-Watson Funeral Home in Ellaville on Sunday, November 21, 2021 at 2:00 PM with Rev. Joel Smith officiating. Pallbearers will be Deacons of Ellaville Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Ellaville City Cemetery. The family will greet friends one hour prior to the service at 1:00 PM.

Mr. Williams was born January 30, 1930 in Schley County, GA to Leo D. and Willie James Autry Williams. He was a veteran of the US Navy, having served during the Korean Conflict. Mr. Williams was a member of the American Legion, Post 191 and Ellaville Baptist Church. He was retired from the United States Postal Service after many years. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a sister, Florrie Gattis.

Survivors include his devoted wife of 74 years, Lentz Williams of Ellaville; three sons, Herbert Westbrook Williams, Jr. and his wife, Janet of Ellaville, James Leo Williams and his wife, Donna of Ellaville and Roger Allen Williams and his wife, Teresa of Tupelo, MS; three daughters, Vivian Morrison and her husband Don of Bellbrook, OH, Gladys Lynne Menna and her husband, Ralph of St. Augustine, FL, and Alice Kay Yarbrough and her husband, Randy of Ellaville; a sister, Lettie Lee Royal of Ellaville; 23 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews and numerous cousins and other family.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be made to Phoebe-Sumter Hospice or to Ellaville Baptist Church.

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Sunday, November 21, 2021

1:00 - 2:00pm (Eastern time)

Way-Watson Funeral Home- Ellaville

Ellaville, GA

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Sunday, November 21, 2021

Starts at 2:00pm (Eastern time)

Way-Watson Funeral Home- Ellaville

Ellaville, GA

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