John Douglas Williams

Born on June 20, 1936

VICTORIA - John Douglas Williams, 76, of Victoria, passed away on Thursday, March 28, 2013. He was born June 20, 1936 in Victoria to the late John Travis Williams and Samantha Elizabeth Steward Williams. He was a Baptist and a retired custodian with VISD.
He is survived by daughters, Phyllis Lynn Merchant, Houston, Loretta Lott Williams, Victoria, Samantha Williams, Pasadena, Belinda Williams, Dallas and Destiny Williams, Houston; sons, Keith Williams, Jeff Williams, John Williams and John Isaac Williams all of Victoria; sisters, Alma Herron, Victoria and Carol Arkadie, Houston.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Oakland Pinkney and Vivian Williams, brothers, Rev. Elvin Ray Williams and Travis Williams; fourteen grandchildren; six great grandchildren.
Walk in visitation Monday, April 1, 2013, 10:30 a.m. - 7 p.m. at Barefield Funeral Home. Family will receive friends from 6 - 7 p.m. Funeral Service Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 1 p.m. at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, officiating minister Rev. Vernon J. Garza. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery.
Pallbearers: Henry Johnson, Deacon Leslie Little, Deacon Lee Ross, Deacon Alfred Williams, Deacon Fred Williams and Clint Mumphord. Honary Pallbearers: Lodie Runnels, James Terrell, Willie J. Brown Jr., James Herron, Jack Youngblood and F.W. Gross Class of 1956.
Barefield Funeral Home, Victoria, 361-575-6180.



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