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J.Q. (Jake) Williams

2253078 J.Q. (Jake) Williams, 93, passed away in Ennis, Texas on Saturday, September 21, 2013. J.Q. was born in Palmer, Texas on January 9, 1920 to Davis Stanford and Josephine Isabel (Shankle) Williams. He grew up in Dalton and Crisp. He married Eula E. Tillison on March 28, 1947 and they made their home in Garrett then to Grand Prairie, then to Miami, Florida and back to Garrett in 1987. He served his country proudly in the United States Army from 1942 until 1945 serving in the European Theater during World War II. He worked for Florida Portland Cement Company for thirty-four years working in repairs and as a store room clerk. He was a member of Anthony Drive Baptist Church and the IOOF Lodge. He loved to work on old cars and enjoyed yard work. He is survived by one son, James Q. (Jim) Williams and his wife, Ana; two grandchildren: Jay Williams and Anita Williams, one brother, Chester Williams; and one brother-in-law, Benny Tillison He is preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Eula Williams, siblings, Macel (Babe) Williams and Bobbye Christian. He lived his final years in the Ennis Care Center. Visitation will be on Tuesday, September 24, 2013 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. in the J.E. Keever Mortuary of Ennis. A Celebration of his life will take place on Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at 10 a.m. in the J.E. Keever Mortuary Chapel of Ennis with Rev. Jerry Fulton officiating. Interment will follow in Crisp Cemetery under the direction of J.E. Keever Mortuary, Inc. www.jekeevermortuary.com

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