Funeral services for Ettie Cates Elliott Williams, age 102, of Shelbyville will be held at 10:00 am Friday, Jan. 25, 2013 in the chapel of Doak-Howell Funeral Home with Brother Mark Carlton officiating. Burial will follow in Willow Mount Cemetery. Ms Williams passed on Monday, January 21, 2013 at The Heart Remembers Center after an extended illness.
Visitation will be held Thursday from 4:00 until 7:00 pm at the funeral home.
A native of Rutherford County, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Edward Elliott and Leona Lorena Cates Elliott and was preceded in death by her husband Lawrence Douglas Williams. Ms. Williams taught school for many years at Community Elementary School in Unionville, was a homemaker, was past president of Ladies Farm Bureau and Sulphur Springs Home Demonstration Club and was a member of Fairlane Church of Christ.
Survivors; children, Thomas Elliott (Peggy) Williams of Banning, CA, Douglas Madison (Carol) Williams of Lewisburg, TN and Mary Ann (Dr. Robert) Carlton of Murfreesboro, TN, eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Doak-Howell Funeral Home is serving the family.