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Monday, November 17, 2008

Magnolia Williams Passing

KINGSPORT — Magnolia Williams, 82, of Kingsport, died unexpectedly Saturday (Nov. 15, 2008) at Wellmont Holston Valley Medical Center.

Born in Knoxville, Ms. Williams moved to Surgoinsville at an early age and later made her home in Kingsport. She was a member of Full Gospel Mission and after many years of service, retired from Tri-City Towel & Linen. Magnolia was a friend to m a n y.
She was preceded in death by three children, James and Michael Williams and Diane (Sissy) Hale.
Surviving are three children, Steven R. (Almita) Williams , Pasadena, Tex., Patricia Skaggs and Shelia Johnson, both of Kingsport; daughter-in-law, Valeria Williams, Kingsport; a sister, Dora Miller, Burlington, N.J.; a brother, William Neal, Burlington, N.J.; several grandchildren; great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews; and a host of friends.
The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday at Full Gospel Mission, 740 E. Sevier Ave., Kingsport, and anytime at the home of Shelia Johnson.
Services will begin at 2 p.m. at the church with the Rev. Michael Williams officiating.
Burial will immediately follow at East Lawn Cemetery.
Online condolences can be emailed to
R.A. Clark Funeral Service, Inc. is serving the family.