James Glen Williams (90)
Birth: February 16, 1922
Death: August 14, 2012
James Glen Williams, 90, of Jasper, Indiana, formerly of Grayville, Illinois, died Tuesday, August 14, 2012, at St. Charles Health Campus in Jasper. He was born February 16, 1922, in Grayville, the son of James Glen Williams and Johanna (Schoenman) Williams. He was married to Amanta (Abron) Williams and she survives.
Jim was a retired manager for what is now known as Grayville Auto Parts. He was a member of the First Christian Church in Grayville where he served as a Church Elder. He was an Army World War Two veteran, and member of the VFW. Among his pastimes were collecting coins and stamps, and studying history and geography. He was an avid bowler and had a perfect game in January 1985.
Survivors include his wife, Amanta Williams of Jasper; sons Patrick (Marlene) Williams of Grayville, and Eric (Katie) Williams of Jasper; daughter Christine (Steve) McCorkle of Mt. Carmel, IL; brother Richard (Jessie) Williams of Grayville; sister Virginia (James R.) Endicott of Carmi, IL; seven grandchildren, Jamie (Christina) McCorkle, Stephanie (Don) Price, Brandon (Jessica) Williams, Page Williams and her fiancé Jordan McClusky, Aidan Williams, Chase Williams, and Alex Williams; four great grandchildren, Kaleigh Price, Kara Price, Elloit McCorkle and Sarah McCorkle; and several nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents; sister Patricia Epler; and brother in law David Epler.
Visitation and memorial service will be Sunday, August 19, 2012, at Cook Funeral Chapel in Grayville. Visitation is at 1 pm and memorial service is at 2 pm. Burial with military rites by the Illinois National Guard Military Honors Team will be in Oak Grove Cemetery in Grayville.
Memorials may be made to First Christian Church Building fund.