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Brother Don Williams

June 17, 1938 — June 6, 2024

Dyersburg

Brother Don Williams, 85, of Dyersburg, died Thursday, June 6, 2024, at West Tennessee Healthcare Dyersburg.   Born June 17, 1938, he is the son of the late Buster and Lois Bruce Williams.   He was the minister and member of Evansville Baptist Church. He was active in Dyer Baptist Association. Brother Don was former Chaplain of Dyersburg Police Department, Dyer County Sheriff’s Department and the Dyersburg Hospital. Brother Don was honored as being “Dyersburg’s Santa” at the mall and among many other places.  He enjoyed woodworking, making primitive furniture and tole painting.   Brother Don was most proud of his family and leading others to Christ.                    

 

Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, June 9, 2024, in the Chapel of Curry Funeral Home officiated by Brother Clint Veal and Brother Jim Ennis with interment to follow in Fairview Cemetery.  

 

The family will receive visitors Saturday, June 8th from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

 

Justin Veal, Coby Williams, Christian Escobar, Shane Lay, Clint Veal, Bob Veal and Bryson Lay will serve as pallbearers.

 

He is survived by his children, Shonda Veal (Bob) of Dyersburg, Lynn Williams (Sherry) of Princeton, KY, Hank Ramey (Stacey) of Deale, MD; his sister, Annette Hawkins of Dyersburg; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.  

 

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife who was the mother of his children, Shirley Williams and Rebecca Williams; son Marty Ramey; his granddaughter, Annaleigh Escobar and his brother-in-law, Talmadge Hawkins.

 

The family requests memorials be directed to Evansville Baptist Church,115 5th Avenue, Dyersburg, TN 38024.

 

Funeral services are under the direction of Curry Funeral Home.  We are privileged and honored to serve the Williams family.  You may share your condolences and your memories with the family at www.curryfuneral.com.

 

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