From our October 5, 2000 edition.
services for Billy James Williams, 66 year old Enid resident were held
Wednesday, October 4, 2000, at 10:00 a.m. in the Henninger-Allen Chapel
with the Reverend Terry A. Chick officiating, under the direction of
Henninger-Allen Funeral Home, Enid. Mr.
Williams was then taken to Clarendon, where graveside services will be
Thursday, October 5, 2000, at 11:00 a.m. in the Citizens Cemetery,
Clarendon, with the Rev. Truman Ledbetter officiating.
was born on May 1, 1934, in Memphis, Texas, to Harry Lee and Vonna L.
“Scott” Williams and died on October 1, 2000, in Enid, Oklahoma.
He grew up in the Memphis and Dumas, Texas, areas.
Billy was a drilling superintendent for F.C.D. from 1979 until
1985. He later worked as a driller for Lou Ward from 1985 until
1995. From 1995 until his
retirement in 1999, he was the directional driller for Dailey Directional
Service. Billy made a
profession of faith and was baptized on April 3, 1983, in the Bible
Baptist Church in Enid, Oklahoma.
was preceded in death by one son, James L. Williams; one stepson, Ricky
Washburn; and his father, Harry L. Williams.
is survived by his mother, Vonna L. Williams of Enid; his loving companion
and caregiver, Bette Hayes, of the home; four children, Brenda and her
husband, Jim McGowen of Richwood, Texas, Linda and her husband, Gaylen
Choate, of Enid; Andy Williams of Kansas City, Kansas; and Haven and her
husband, Randy Chick, of Enid; one sister, Helen and her husband, Theo
Andel of Gandado, Texas; two stepchildren, Teresa and her husband, Bob
Arevalo of Lawrence, Kansas, and Victor Washburn and his wife, Vicky of
Owasso, Oklahoma; nine grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; three great
grandchildren; nieces; nephews; other relatives; and many friends.
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