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April 15, 1958-Oct. 24, 2007

PRINCETON -- Alan "Sparkplug" Gerrard Williams, 49, of 180 Arrowhead Drive, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Born in Wayne County, he is survived by his wife, Carolyn, and was the son of Lucille S. Williams and the late Oscar A. Williams Jr.

A Mass of Christian burial will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church with Father Tom Norris O.F.F.S. presiding. Burial will follow at Willowdale Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home.

In addition to his mother and wife, Mr. Williams is survived by two daughters, Melanie McClain and Alison Williams; seven brothers, Steve and Tony Williams, both of Goldsboro, David Williams of Mount Airy, N.C., Andy Williams of Fremont, Greg Williams of Cary, Mark Williams of Keller, Texas, and Danny Williams of Wilmington, N.C.; three sisters, Cecilia Hollander of Florence, Mont., Rose Mary Little of Gastonia, N.C., Barbara Elam of Raleigh, N.C.; and three grandchildren, Lily, Isaiah, and Jalen McClain.

A brother, Peter preceded him in death.

Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory of Goldsboro is serving the family and online condolences may be sent through www.shumate-faulk.com.


Published in Obituaries on October 25, 2007 1:46 PM