Jerry Williams, 72, of McLewis Community, passed away Sept. 16, in Beaumont.

Funeral services will be at 2:00 pm, Sunday, Sept. 20, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be Brother Tony Story of Family Worship Center. Cremation will follow under the direction of Claybar Haven of Rest Crematory.

Visitation will be from 5:00-9:00 pm, Saturday, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.

Born in Orange, Aug. 11, 1943, he was the son of Harold R. Williams, Sr. and Anna Maudine (Neel) Williams. Jerry was a United States Air Force Veteran who served in Vietnam. He was a member of the American Legion, and Old First Orange Baptist Church. He loved playing the guitar and singing. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He will be greatly missed.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Raleigh Frank Williams.

Jerry is survived by his loving wife, Lynda Gayle Williams; children, Jerry Thomas Williams and Della Marlene Bland and spouse, Matthew Wheatley; grandchildren and spouses, Kristin Marlene and Justin Galbreath, Kalyn Alise and Kaitlyn Michael, Jordan Alexis and Joshua Brown and Carley Breann Williams; great-grandchildren, Brayden Levi Williams, Matthew Douglas Brown and Riley Jae Elizabeth Bland and his brothers and their spouses, Harold R. and Virginia Williams, Jr., Steven A. and Barbara Williams and John David and Connie Williams.