James Adam Williams (Wilkes Location)

Died: Sun., Nov. 6, 2011

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Fri., Nov. 11, 2011
Location: - Not available -


12:00 PM to 1:00 PM, Fri., Nov. 11, 2011

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James Adam Williams, 65, of Country Oak Lane, Wilkesboro, died Sunday, November 6, 2011 at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.  He was born February 4, 1946 in Wilkes County to Ralph and Beatrice Shephard Williams.  He was a member of Fishing Creek Baptist Church.  He was a US Army Veteran and served during the Vietman Era.  He was an avid fisherman and hunter.  He was preceded in death by his father; one sister, Bonnie Anderson; two brothers, Leroy Williams and Russell Williams.

Survivors include: his wife, Elizabeth Horton Williams of the home; two daughters, Jamie Williams and Natalie Williams both of Wilkesboro; one son, Matthew Adam Williams of Wilkesboro; his mother of Wilkesboro; four sisters, Annie Mae Starling, Donna Blankenship and husband Don all of Wilkesboro, Rachel Jones of Greensboro, Cathy Sumpter and husband Jerry of MI; two brothers, Dean Williams and wife Kathy, Coy Ray Williams and wife Helen all of Wilkesboro.

Funeral services will be 11:00 o'clock Friday at First United Methodist Church in North Wilkesboro with Dr. Keith Franklin and Rev. Darrell Poole officiating.  Burial with military honors by VFW Post 1142 will be in Fishing Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.  The family will receive friends at First United Methodist Church from 12:00 until 1:00 o'clock on Friday following the service and at other times at the home of James and Elizabeth Williams, 290 Country Oak Lane, Wilkesboro, NC 28697.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the College Fund of Natalie Williams and Matthew Williams, c/o First Citizens Bank, North Wilkesboro, NC 28659.

Pallbearers will be Jim Combs, Thomas Wagoner, Eric Mastin, Richard Horton, Ronald Tinnin, Buck Nance, Shade Call, Jeff McNeil.

Notes of sympathy may be e-mailed to the Williams Family at www.adamsfunerals.com.

Adams Funeral Home of Wilkes is serving the Williams Family.

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Mrs. Jamie McCollum
   Posted Tue November 08, 2011
Jamie and family,
I was so very sorry to hear of your fathers passing. I have been thinking of you throughout his illness. My sympathy goes out to you, your mother, your brother and sister and the rest of the Williams family. You will be in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
My condolences,
Jamie McCollum

Dr. Keith and Amelia Franklin
   Posted Wed November 09, 2011
Libby and family:
Amelia and I express our sympathy to you and your family at the death of James. We know that you have had to endure a trial with his illness and quick death. We pray that Resurrection hope will fill your thoughts and memories in the days ahead. May the power of the Holy Spirit, the Comforter, be with you and sustain you now and for the future.
God Bless,
Dr. Keith and Amelia Franklin
First UMC North Wilkesboro

Kaye Elliott
   Posted Wed November 09, 2011
Libby, I am so sorry to read about James. I will remember you and the family in my thoughts and prayers.

Stay strong as you travel this journey and hold tight to all the wonderful memories of James.


Betty W. Caldwell
   Posted Thu November 17, 2011
Libby, I am truly sorry for your loss.. My deepest sympathy for you and children.