McWilliams, James Scott (LaFayette)

Friday, October 19, 2018

James Scott McWilliams, 91, of the Armuchee Community of LaFayette, passed away on Thursday, October 18, 2018.

He was an avid hunter and fisherman.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry McWilliams and Annie Robinson McWilliams; and brothers, John McWilliams, Bob McWilliams, and Clifford McWilliams.

He is survived by several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 21, in the Wilbanks Memorial Chapel with Pastor Terry Burns officiating.

Interment will be at McWilliams Cemetery.

Visitation will held on Sunday, from 1 p.m. until hour of service at the funeral home.

Arrangements are by Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette.


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