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John Williams

John Williams Jr.

Monday, September 26th, 1955 - Friday, October 18th, 2019
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Obituary

John Williams, Jr. was born as the eldest child to John Sr. & Juanita Williams on September 26, 1955.
John was a United States Army veteran and longtime resident of Axis, AL.
At an early age, he was given the nickname “Jimmy Cricket” and it has stuck with him through the years. “Cricket”, as he was affectionately known was well known and loved by many in his community and abroad. Furthermore, Cricket never met a stranger, it only took one encounter and you would remember him, likewise he would remember you for a lifetime. He enjoyed many things in life such as fixing cars, catching and cooking fish and coon.
He is proceeded in death by many, to name a few his beloved grandparents Wash & Paralee Jenkins, Ike & Peggy Brown, parents John Sr. & Juanita Williams and sister Karen “Biddy” Todd.
Cricket’s sudden passing leaves many love ones behind including siblings: Gloria Jean Williams of Chickasaw, AL, Yolanda Safford of Balch Springs, TX, Rhonda (Joseph Sr.) Stewart of Satsuma, AL, Brian (Toni) Williams of Mesquite, TX, Denise Mixon of Pensacola, FL and Steven (Minnie, devoted sister-in-law) Bell of Axis, AL. 5 aunts, Eliza Myers of Moss Point, MS, Pearl Wells of Pascagoula, MS, Linda (Richard) Lang Gulfport, MS, Meta (Jack) Yielder of Sunflower, AL, Dorothy Beamon, San Jose California and 1 uncle, Earl Sr. (Lisa) Brown of Gautier, MS, 11 nephews, 12 nieces and a host of great nephews and nieces, first cousins and friends to moan his passing.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, November 1st, 2019 | 1:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Friday, November 1st, 2019 1:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Small's Mortuary Chapel
    Address
    950 South Broad Street
    MOBILE, AL 36603
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  • Second Visitation

    Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019 | 11:00am - 1:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Location
    Little Rock Baptist Church - Axis
    Address
    11685 US-43
    Axis, AL 36505
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  • Service

    Saturday, November 2nd, 2019 | 1:00pm
    When
    Saturday, November 2nd, 2019 1:00pm
    Location
    Little Rock Baptist Church - Axis
    Address
    11685 US-43
    Axis, AL 36505
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  • Interment

    Monday, November 4th, 2019 | 10:00am
    When
    Monday, November 4th, 2019 10:00am
    Location
    Alabama State Veterans Memorial Cemetery at Spanish Fort
    Address
    34904 AL-225
    SPANISH FORT, AL 36577
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Chandra Lang-Hayes

Posted at 04:56pm
Cricket always called me Paul Parrot for as long as I can remember. Rest easy my Handsome Cousin. Missing you already. Chandra Lang-Hayes (aka Paula Parrot)
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Paulette Brown Holley

Posted at 01:08pm
We were saddened to hear of Cricket's passing. He was a unique person who always had something to say and could always put a smile on you face. He will be missed. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Kelvin & Paulette Brown Holley & Family, Satsuma, AL
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