Adriel Williams

Tuesday, September 11, 2001

ORAN, Mo. -- James Adriel Williams, 82, of Oran died Sunday, Sept. 9, 2001, at his home.

He was born July 27, 1919, at Parma, Mo., son of John G. and Katie Ann Biby Williams. He and Daisy V. Warner were married Nov. 11, 1940.

Williams had been a self-employed mechanic, and had been a bus driver with Oran School District. He was a member of First Baptist Church at Oran, and VFW Post 5368 at Morley, Mo.

He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Bethel Lindy of Oran, Lucille Mezo of Marion, Ill.; two brothers, Edward Williams of Moline, Ill., David Williams of Scott City, Mo.; a sister, Peggy Clark of Oran; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

Friends may call at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel at Oran after 4 p.m. today.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the chapel, with the Rev. Ed Carter officiating. Burial will be in Williams Cemetery at Perkins, Mo., with military graveside rites.