The Washington Times-Herald

Obituaries

March 26, 2012

Martel Williams

Sept. 3, 1940 - March 23, 2012

MONTGOMERY — Martel Williams, 71, died at 2:15 a.m. Friday at his residence. Born Sept. 3, 1940, in Washington, he was the son of Thomas A. and Genevieve M. (Frye) Williams. A 1958 graduate of Washington High School, he was a self-employed farmer and was a U.S. Army veteran. He was a member of Hudsonville United Methodist church and attended Mt. Giliad Church. He was also a member of the Moose Lodge and was on the board of directors at RTC Communications. He had an outstanding sense of humor. He liked to work hard, spend time with his family and his dog Foxy, loved mushroom hunting, was an avid Indiana University basketball fan and a St. Louis Cardinals fan. He is survived by his wife, Ann (Clements) Williams, whom he married Oct. 1, 1966; a daughter and son-in-law, Tonya and Timothy Weinzapfel of Evansville; a granddaughter, Kendyl Weinzapfel of Evansville; a grandson, Reid Weinzapfel of Evansville; and several nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Fayette Williams. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Gill Chapel, with Revs. Bill Stotts and Clarence Miller officiating. Burial will be in Sugarland Memory Gardens, with military graveside rites. Visitation is from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and after 9 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Preferred memorial donations are to IBMT Patient Assistance Fund, Attn. Julie Starr, 8111 S. Emerson Ave., Suite 207, Indianapolis, IN 46237. Condolences may be made to the family online at www.gillsince1872.com.

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