Thomas Nelson Williams, 51, of Hazlehurst, died Friday, June 1, 2012. Williams was born in Alma but had lived most of his life in Hazlehurst. He was the son of the late Wynell Quinn Williams. He was employed with Beasley Forest Products and was a member of the Baxley Holiness Church.
Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Justin and Melinda Williams and Jason and Amy Williams, all of Hazlehurst; two daughters and sons-in-law, Jana Williams and Neil Carter and Janie and Kyle McLendon, all of Hazlehurst; his parents, T. J. and Donna Williams of Hazlehurst; five grandchildren, Cameron Williams, Brayden Williams, Abby Williams, Bentley McLendon and Colt Carter; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Tony and Cathy Williams of Richmond Hill, Jerry and Ramona Williams of Aiken, S.C. and Robert Williams of Hazlehurst; a step-brother and step-sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Ricky Lewis of Atlanta; and two step-sisters and step-brother-in-law, Terri and Brian Williams of Warner Robins and Kathy Phillips Acorn of Douglas.
Funeral services for Thomas Nelson Williams were held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 5 at Southside Baptist Church with the Rev. Rilene Folsom and the Rev. Paul Smith officiating with burial following in Satilla Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery.
Active pallbearers were Jason Williams, Justin Williams, Delvin Williams, Ronald LaRoche, Bryan LaRoche and Arthur Quinn.
Honorary pallbearers were employees and staff of Beasley Forest Products.
Musical selections were rendered by Allision Smith and Julie Sharpe.
Arrangements were under the direction of Miles Funeral Home in Hazlehurst.