Arnold Lee Williams, 71, of White Pine Drive in Christiansburg went home to be with the Lord from the loving care of his family at his home on Sunday morning April 24, 2005. Born in Giles County on June 28, 1933 he was a son of the late Franklin and Ruby Hilton Williams. He was retired from Woolverine Gasket Co and a veteran of the U S Army. Arnolds greatest love and joy in his life was his home, his wife, children and grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a granddaughter Hope Graham.
He leaves to cherish his memory his beloved wife of 49 years, Shirley Thompson Williams; two daughters and sons-in-law Sharon and Tony Graham of Christiansburg, Sandy and Marvin Wade of Bassett; six grandchildren Michael Wade, Sarah Wade, Tony Graham, Jr., Chris Graham, John Graham, and Melissa Graham; three great-grandchildren Brooklyn and Gaven Graham, Matthew Fields; three brothers John Lewis Willliams of Pembroke, David Williams of Pembroke, Buddy Joe Williams of Pearisburg; two sisters Nola M. Butler of Pearisburg, Ella Sue Perkins of Pearisburg.
Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 2:00 PM in the Kendall Funeral Home at 605 Snidow St. in Pembroke with Pastor Marvin Wade and Pastor Eddie Kendall officiating. Burial will follow in the Moser Cemetery at Goldbond. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday evening from 6 to 8 PM.