Melvin “Clifton” Williams, age 85, of Hiram, GA. passed away on Tuesday, March 30, 2021. Melvin was born on June 27, 1935 to his late parents, Grady and Bessie Williams. Mr. Williams was a member of Poplar Springs Baptist Church in Hiram, GA. and worked for the CDC for 32 years. Melvin and his wife Shirley were married for 67 years and he was known as the best Popo in the world. He loved gardening and water skiing, but most of all his family. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his son; Melvin Stanley “Stan” Williams, sisters; Diane Cantrell, Frankie Bandy, and Carol Young, brother; Larry Williams.
Melvin is survived by his loving wife, Shirley Williams; honorary adopted son, Gordon Moore; sister, Joyce (Wendell) Sullivan; grandchildren, Cristal (Scotty) Hix, Erica (Phillip) Young; great-grandchildren, Alex Miranda, Kirsten Hix, Savana Lowe, Peyton Hix; daughter in-law Cindy Williams, along with many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Mr. Williams will be held at Clark Funeral Home on Friday, April 2, 2021 at 11:00 AM, with Rev. Charles Gibbs and Pastor Billy Driskell officiating, visitation prior to the service at 10:00 AM for family only. Interment will follow at Sweetwater Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Thursday, April 1, 2021 from 5:00 until 9:00 at the funeral home.
The family would like to extend their love and appreciation to everyone who may be unable to attend the service in person due to the states Covid-19 concerns or state restrictions (no more than 50 people inside the funeral home at one time). If attending the visitation or service, the family and the staff of Clark Funeral Home highly recommends that a face mask be worn and that social distancing be practiced to help prevent the spreading of any possible illnesses and to help keep visitors, friends and family members of Mr. Williams safe.
Clark Funeral Home in Hiram, GA, is honored to care for the family during this difficult time.
The service will be live streamed from our Facebook page.
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