Williams, Jesse C.

Marine Veteran Was Member Of Masons, Scottish-Rite And Alhambra Shrine

Monday, February 11, 2013
Jesse Williams
Jesse Williams

Jesse C. Williams, 73, of Rossville, Georgia, died unexpectedly on Sunday, February 10, 2013.

Mr. Williams was born and raised in Richfield, N.C., and moved to Chattanooga in 1971. He retired from UA Local # 421 Pipe Fitters Union, was a 32nd  degree Mason, member of the Lookout Valley Masonic Lodge #673, the Scottish-Rite, and the Alhambra Shrine Hardhat Unit.  He was also a U.S. Marine veteran.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Lilly Ann Williams and his parents, Coleman and Hazel Williams.

Surviving are his children, Dee Dee (Greg) Carter, Cheryl (Benny Walker) Williams and David (Terri) Williams; grandchildren, Jessica Carter, Tiffany Swafford, Stephen Carter, Taylor Williams, Andrea Linder, and Sarah Williams; and sister, Jeanette (Bud) Goodman.

Visitation will be from 4-9 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 13, and 12-1 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 14, at the funeral home. 

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 14, at the funeral home with the Lookout Valley Masonic Lodge # 673 officiating.

Burial will follow at Chattanooga National Cemetery with military honors.

Arrangements are by the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory, and Florist, 404 S. Moore Road, East Ridge, Tn. 37412.  

Please share your condolences at www.chattanoogaeastchapel.com.    


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