George Williams Jr.

Published 2:21 pm Friday, June 26, 2020

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George Dewey Williams Jr. passed away in Bogalusa on June 23, 2020, at the age of 89. He was born on June 28, 1930, in Bogalusa.

He is survived by his loving wife, Geraldine “Gerry” Williams; his children, Renee Williams McGee of Bogalusa, Mona Williams Welborn (Buddy) of Denham Springs, and George Todd Williams (Therisa Nielsen) of Bogalusa; his grandchildren, Melissa McGee Coy (Nathan) of Haughton, Lindsey McGee of Austin, Texas, Wade Welborn (Jennifer) of Denham Springs, Meghan Welborn Achord (Todd) of Denham Springs, Dane Welborn (Kory) of Walker, and Matthew Todd Williams (Nori L.) of Bogalusa; and his great-grandchildren, Sean Russell of Bentonville, Ark., Aubrey Coy of Haughton, Grayson Coy of Haughton, Mia Grace Welborn of Denham Springs, Brody Todd Achord of Denham Springs, Aubrie Elise Welborn of Walker, and Andie Kate Welborn of Walker.

He was preceded in death by his parents, George Dewey Williams Sr. and Thelma Lossett Williams; brother, Walter Ernest “W.E.” Williams; his three sisters, Mary B. Williams Pounds, Irma Lee Williams Dantin, and Charlene Williams Ray; and a son-in-law, Randy McGee.

Services celebrating his life were held at Lee’s Creek Baptist Church in Bogalusa on Friday, June 26. Visitation begin at noon and continued until the funeral service began at 2 p.m. The Rev. Keith Sheridan officiated. Interment followed in the Lee’s Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mr. Williams’ arrangements have been entrusted to Poole-Ritchie Funeral Home & Crematory in Bogalusa.

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