Joy Williams
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Obituary of Joy Williams

Joy L. Williams, 59, of Jacksonville passed away early Monday morning, May 15, 2017 at Passavant Area Hospital. She was born January 6, 1958 in Jacksonville the daughter of Paul L. “Buzz” and Mildred M. Wahl Young. She married Gary Williams on November 21, 1981 at Brooklyn United Methodist Church in Jacksonville and he survives.

            She is also survived by one daughter, Brandi (Jared) Howland of Jacksonville; one son, Corey (Christopher Hudgins) Williams of Atlanta, GA; one grandson, Jasper Howland and two brothers, Dan Young and Ted (Missy) Young both of Jacksonville. She was preceded in death by her parents.

            Joy had been employed as a Licensed Practical Nurse at Jacksonville Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. She attended First Christian Church. She enjoyed reading, sunflowers and anything purple, but most of all she loved spending time with her grandson, Jasper.

            A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m.  on Friday, May 19, 2017 at Williamson Funeral Home with burial at Arcadia Cemetery. The family will meet friends from 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to P.A.W.S. Condolences may be left online at