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Vernie Frank Williams

August 9, 1936 ~ November 18, 2021 (age 85)


Vernie Frank Williams 85, of the Oaks in Winston Salem NC, passed November 18, 2021.  He was the son of the late Vernie and Viola Cromer Williams. 

He leaves to cherish his memory three daughters: Mandy Stewart, Carol West, and Vickie (Mike) Bennett: two brothers Bill (Sally) Williams and Truman Williams: five grandchildren: Matt (Kelly)Bennett, Michelle (Bernardo Porras) Bennett, Robbie and Charles Stewart and Josh Williams: several great grandchildren, and a host of other family and friends.

Frank was preceded in death by his parents Vernie and Viola Cromer Williams, His wife Nancy White Williams: son in law Ronnie Stewart: a brother Ray Williams, two sisters: Patricia Brown, and Nancy Pearl Craddock. The family would like to give a very special thanks to the staff at the Oaks Nursing Home.

Frank as he loved to be called adored his family and loved spending time with them. Farming was a big and important part of his life, so he could often be seen riding his tractor and taking care of his fields when he could. Frank was compassionate and loving, one who never met a stranger. His favorite pass time while at the Oaks was sharing with his roommate Mr. Noyola and visiting with Mr. Jones. He retired from Thomas Furniture, where he was a machine operator. His love for making furniture was evident by the beautiful pieces of furniture he made for his family. 

A funeral service will be held at Cox Needham Funeral Home Chapel Tuesday November 23, 2021 at 2:00pm. Mr. Williams will lie in state Monday November 22, 2021 8:30-4:30 and Tuesday November 23, 2021 from 8:30 until the time of the service.

Burial to follow at First Christian Church in King, NC.

Pastor: John Hylton will be officiating.

Cox-Needham Funeral Home is respectfully serving the Williams family.  Online condolences may be made at .

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Funeral Service
November 23, 2021

2:00 PM
Cox-Needham Funeral Home
822 West Main Street
Pilot Mountain, NC 27041

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