Mr. Otis Lee Williams, Jr., 82, of Swainsboro, passed away Saturday, February 6, 2021, at Emanuel Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services were Sunday, February 14, at 2 p.m. at the Swainsboro City Auditorium with Reverends Jerry Armstrong and Melvin Adams, Jr. officiating. Interment followed in the Mt. Gilead Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery. The family received friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, February 13, at Chapman Funeral Home. In compliance with the guidelines set by the CDC, 6-feet rule was enforced during visitation and service.
Mr. Williams was born April 1, 1938, in Canoochee, to the late Otis L. Williams, Sr. and Twillie Walker Pierce. He was a truck driver for Twin City Concrete, and a member at Mt. Gilead Missionary Baptist Church. Mr. Williams is preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Telda Tina Corley, and sons, Henry Chance and Jimmy Fann.
Survivors include his sons, Deacon John E. Parker, Charlie Clark, and Herbert Artis, all of Swainsboro, Jermaine Jackson and Andre’ Jackson, both of Canoochee, Charles Riddles of Florida, Herman (Martha) Murphy of Maryland, and Michael E. Parker of Fairburn; daughter, Cherry Ann Sweet of Augusta; devoted cousin/surrogate sister, Mamie W. Pierce of Swainsboro; uncle, Fletcher (Sadie) Nobles of Swainsboro; a host of grandchildren, cousins, and friends.
Chapman Funeral Home of Swainsboro was in charge of arrangements.