Marvin Yates Williams
Marvin Yates Williams
  • May 25, 1938 - February 14, 2017
  • Garner, North Carolina

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Marvin Yates Williams, 78, son of the late Charlie and Irene Johnson Williams passed away Tuesday, February 14, 2017. Funeral services will be held 11:00 Saturday in the Chapel of McLaurin Funeral Home with Rev. Mitch Lockamy officiating. Interment will follow at Pinecrest Memorial Park.

Mr. Williams, a lifetime tobacco farmer, served on the board of directors of the Cleveland Fire Department for 16 years and was a longtime member of Shiloh Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife; Peggy L. Williams, daughters; Sherry W. Wheeler and her husband Glenn, Karen W. Pope and her husband Kim, Lisa W. Lee and her husband Ray all of the Cleveland community, grandchildren; Rodney Creech, Tayler Carter, Trey Lee, Brittany House, Dylan Lee and Ty Lee, a sister-in-law; Patricia H. Williams of Panama City, FL, nephew; Charles Williams of Panama City, FL. In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by his brother; Daylon Lloyd Williams.

The family will receive friends on Friday, February 17, 2017 at McLaurin Funeral Home from 7:00 until 9:00 pm. While flowers are accepted, memorial contributions may be made to the Cleveland Vol. Fire Department, 9039 Cleveland Rd., Clayton, NC 27520 or to Shiloh Baptist Church, 3414 N. Shiloh Rd., Garner, NC 27529. Online condolences may be made to the Williams family at Arrangements are with McLaurin Funeral Home, Clayton.