Mary Evelyn Williams, 89


Mrs. Mary Evelyn Williams, 89, of Swainsboro, passed away Wednesday, September 21, 2022, at Emanuel County Nursing Home following an extended illness. Funeral services were held at 5 p.m. Saturday, September 24, in the chapel of Chapman Funeral Home with Pastor Andrew Flowers officiating. Interment followed in Swainsboro City Cemetery. The family received friends from 3 until 5 p.m. Saturday, September 24, Chapman Funeral Home.

Pallbearers were Bradley Braswell, Jeremy Odom, Justin Gray, Jackson Gray, Chandler Radford, and Billy Williams. Honorary pallbearer was BJ Braswell.

Mrs. Williams was born November 13, 1932, in Statesboro, to Joe Willie Fail and Lillie Mae Fail. She enjoyed crocheting, gardening, and she loved flowers. Mary was a member of Eastwood Church of God. Mrs. Williams is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Arthur Lamar Williams; and son, Billy Monroe Williams.

Mrs. Williams is survived by her sons, Bobby Williams and Ray Williams; daughters, Betty Hall, Barbara Hall (David), Becky Rutherford (Nathan), Emily Miczek, and Geneva Hall; sisters, Carrie Finch and Dorothy Underwood; 10 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; many great-great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, and many friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Chapman Funeral Home, 427 North Main Street, Swainsboro, Georgia 30401.

Chapman Funeral Home of Swainsboro was in charge of arrangements.