Americus Times-Recorder, Americus, Georgia

Obituaries

July 2, 2012

John O. Williams Jr.: June 30, 2012

PLAINS — John O. Williams Jr. (Jay), 31, born July 11, 1980, died Saturday, June 30 due to injuries from a fall. Jay was a graduate of Georgia Southwestern State University with a degree in exercise science. He worked with the family peanut business, Williams Warehouse, in Plains, Ga.

Jay was an avid sports enthusiast. He loved to run, climb, bike and canoe, and often participated in marathons, adventure races and orienteering races. In the summer of 2010 , Jay rode a bicycle across the United States with the Ride-Well Tour Org. to raise money for water wells in Africa.

Jay loved woodworking like both of his grandfathers. Jay was very strong in his faith for the Lord. He served his Lord by serving others. He was involved in many churches, study groups, Chrysalis events and many Christian charities. Jay was an inspiration in so many ways to so many people and will be greatly missed.

Survivors include his parents, Cindy and John Williams; his sister, Leigh Anne; his grandmother, Mae Legg; and his girlfriend, Amber Morey. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Frank and Virginia Williams, and his grandfather, Bob Legg.

A visitation was held from 6-7:30 p.m. Monday, July 2 at Hancock Funeral Home. Funeral services are at 10 a.m. today, July 3, at Plains Baptist Church with graveside service following at Lebanon Cemetery in Plains. 

Contributions in memory of Jay may be made to Plains Baptist Church, 301 N. Bond St., Plains GA 31780, or to the Ride-Well Bike Tour a twww.ridewelltour.org

To sign our online guestbook and express your condolences, please visit www.hancockfuneralhomeinc.com

Hancock Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • Sarah Jo M. Roush: July 18, 2014

    Mrs. Sarah Josephine McKay Roush was born Dec. 18, 1925, in Fitzgerald, Ga., to the late William Donald McKay and Lynn Mathis McKay. She died on July 18, 2014, at Phoebe Sumter Medical Center, Americus.

    July 21, 2014

  • Gary B. Partain: May 25, 2014

    Mr. Gary Brooks Partain, 60, of Comer, Ga., passed away on Sunday, May 25.
    A memorial service is planned for 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 26, from the chapel of Hancock Funeral Home, 427 S. Lee St., with the Rev. John Brodess and the Rev. Brooks Partain officiating.

    July 21, 2014

  • Rosella J. Deriso: July 20, 2014

    Mrs. Rosella Jones Deriso, 89, passed away Sunday morning, July 20, 2014, at the Mattie H. Marshall Alzheimer’s Unit at Magnolia Manor. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday morning, July 22, 2014, in the chapel of Aldridge Funeral Services.

    July 21, 2014

  • Sarah Jo M. Roush: July 18, 2-14

    July 18, 2014

  • Thomas C. Smith: July 11, 2014

    Thomas Charles Smith, 92, of Leslie, Ga., passed away Friday, July 11, 2014, at Phoebe Sumter Medical Center, Americus.

    July 17, 2014

  • Lewis C. Landress: July 13, 2014

    Mr. Lewis Chad Landress,  26, of Ellaville, Ga., died Sunday, July 13, 2014, at the Medical Center of Central Georgia in Macon.

    July 16, 2014

  • Charlie S. Tinker: July 13, 2014

    Mr. Charlie Scott “Tink” Tinker, 77, passed away Sunday afternoon July 13, 2014, at his residence.

    July 15, 2014

  • James A. Fountain: July 13, 2014

    July 14, 2014

  • Simmie L. Williams: June 29, 2014

    Funeral services for Mr. Simmie Lee Williams, “Munch,” of Americus, Ga., were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 5, 2014, at the Americus Pentecostal Church on Magnolia Street in Americus, Ga., with Elder Henry Louis officiating. Burial follow ed at the Eastview Cemetery.

    July 9, 2014

  • Lisa R. Lundy: July 5, 2014

    July 8, 2014

House Ads
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
More
Weather Radar