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Emmett Miller Williams

April 11, 1925 — May 31, 2007

Emmett Miller Williams

Mr. Emmett Miller Williams, 82, went home to be with the Lord Jesus on May 31, 2007. Emmett was born on April 11, 1925, in Farmington, Mo., where he worked on the family farm. He entered the Navy during WWII in 1943, where he served first as an airplane mechanic, and then later as a tail gunner. He served in both the Atlantic and Pacific theaters.

After his discharge, Emmett moved to the state of California. He worked for various companies, at a variety of jobs, including: ship's mechanic, welder, boiler operator, and finally with the maintenance staff at the University of California at Irvine from which he eventually retired. Emmett met, and married, his wife Ruth in 1959 while in California where they raised their three children.

After his retirement in 1987, Emmett and Ruth moved back to Farmington, MO. While living there, and attending Calvary Temple, Emmett accepted Christ Jesus as his Lord and savior, and was baptized. In 1999, they moved to Centertown, MO., to be closer to their daughter. Emmett and Ruth attended Sunday School at Concord Baptist until too ill to continue. Emmett is preceded in death by his parents and brother, Larry. He is survived by his wife, Ruth; sons: David and his wife, Jeannie of Crossville, Tenn., & Michael and wife, Patti, of California, Mo., & by a daughter, Carol and her husband, Larry, of Centertown, MO. Also, a brother Eugene Williams, and his wife Leanna, and a sister, Mary Ellen Halbrook, of Farmington, MO. Also, 10 Grandchildren & 5 Great-Grandchildren.

There will be No Visitation.

Graveside Services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, June 5, 2007, with Rev. Randy Sawyer officiating.

Interment with Full Military Honors will follow at Hillview Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Farmington.

In lieu of flowers, Memorial Contributions are suggested to any Hospice care givers in your area.

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