Obie Williams Jr.
November 05, 1949 - September 16, 2020
Obituary for Obie Williams Jr.
With humble respect, Sewell Mortuary in Grantville announces the transition of Obie Williams Jr. on Wednesday, September 16th, 2020.
Graveside service will be September 20th, 2020 at 12:00 PM at Arbor Chapel United Methodist Church 1150 Arbor Chapel Rd in Warm Spring GA.
Visitation is Saturday the 19th, from 1 to 5 PM at Sewell Mortuary.
Obie Williams Jr. was born on November 5, 1949, the eighth child of the late Obie Williams Sr. and the late Sylvester Williams. Obie Williams Jr. “Noon” as he was called by his family and friends joined Arbor Chapel United Methodist Church at an early age. He grew up in the Freeman Hill Community and graduated from Greenville Consolidated High School. After graduating he fell in love and married his high school sweetheart Melissa Jones and to this union three children were born; Sojourn, O’Boris and Omar. After marriage he joined the United States Army and served two years which lead him to be a part of the Vietnam War. He along with other Veterans are proudly displayed on a monument located in the Luthersville City Park. After serving in the military he became an entrepreneur while working for Delta Airlines. Although he wore many hats he always found time to landscape the church grounds in preparing for the 1 st and 3 rd Sunday service. He was an active member of the Trustee Board and received a number of awards and plaques. He along with Gary Henry started the church largest bar-b-cue which was held twice a year. He remained an active member of his church until his health decline. He loved entertaining his friends and church members. He would host an annual cookout at his home for male friends on the Saturday before Father’s Day. They would enjoy each other’s company while talking about the “Good Old Days”. Obie will always be remembered as the owner of Williams Mobile Home Parks, working hard, watching old western movies and telling a joke or two while dropping a few lines of wisdom.
Obie leaves to cherish; Melissa Williams, two children; Sojourn (Terry) Johnson and O’Boris (Starr) Williams. Two grandsons; Chastin Williams and Braxton Johnson. Two great grandsons; Camden and Camron Williams. Two brothers; Robert (Maude) Williams, and Norman (Kitty) Williams. Six sisters; Gladys Birts, Josephine Billups, Mildred Henderson, Dorothy Williams, Christine Monero and Gloria (Washington) Canty. Two aunts; Mary G. Lockett and Minnie Middlebrooks. Two uncles; Wilson (Agnes) Williams Sr. and Norman Middlebrooks. Two in-laws; Mitchell Cousins and Guedar Williams along with other relatives and friends.
Obie was preceded in death by his mother and father, his son Omar Williams, his sister Annie R. Cousins and brother Rufus Williams.
220 Charlie Patterson Rd
Grantville, GA 30220
1150 Arbor Chapel Rd
Warm Springs, GA 31830
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