William Alton Williamson, 89, died Monday, Aug. 29, 2016 at Liberty Commons Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was the son of the late Thomas Alton and Nellie Dean Griffin Williamson and the husband of the late Doris Lorene Davis Williamson.
He was a veteran serving in the U.S. Army.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1 at Ford-Stewart Funeral Home in Jonesboro, Ga. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 2 at The Rock Baptist Church Cemetery in Rex, Ga. Worthington Funeral Home in Chadbourn handled the arrangements locally.
He is survived by three children, David Alton Williamson of Hampton, Ga., Michael Gilbert Williamson of Rex, Ga. and Robin W. Fort of Whiteville; siblings, Thelma Williamson and Ruth Wilkerson, both of McDonough, Ga., Pearl Sanders and Ruby W. Born, both of Rex, Ga., Leila Allen of Monroe, Ga. and Joe Williamson of Lexington, Ky.; and one granddaughter.