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WALTER ORNNIE WILLIAMS, JR.

Walter Ornnie Williams, Jr., 61, of Ellabell, Georgia and husband of Deidre Layne “DeeDee” Blissett Williams, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday afternoon, January 27, 2021, at Candler Hospital with his family at his side.

Born in Savannah, Georgia, he was a son of Linda Miller Williams Muehlbronner and the late Walter O. Williams, Sr. Walter was a former member of First Baptist Church of Pembroke, where he was a deacon and volunteered many hours doing site work when they built the new sanctuary. He was also part of several hilarious skits with the youth group. Walter was a former chairman of the Deacons at First Baptist Church of Blitchton. He was an active member of Countryside Baptist Church in Guyton. Walter worked for W. O. Williams Lot Clearing and Burke Fuel Oil and Service Station. He founded W. O. Williams Land Development/J-Walt Clearing and Grading and then worked for R. B. Baker Construction. Walter loved spending time with his family and also enjoyed fishing and hunting deer and hogs. He will be remembered for his work ethic, his sense of humor, and his ability to make people laugh.

Survivors include his wife of 39 years, Deidre Layne “DeeDee” Blissett Williams; one daughter, Patrisha Lurene Wilson and her husband, Alan Wilson; one son, Walter Ornnie “Trey” Williams III and his wife, Tammie Marie Williams; four grandchildren, Walter “Kade” Williams IV, Loren Williams, Alan “A.J.” Wilson, Jr., and Alena Naomi Wilson; his mother, Linda Miller Williams Muehlbronner; one sister, Karen Jarrell and her husband, Joe; one brother, Jesse Williams and his wife, Tracy, and nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 11 o’clock Saturday morning, January 30, 2021, at Countryside Baptist Church – 1201 Noel C Conaway Road, Guyton. Interment will be private. The service will be livestreamed on the Countryside Baptist Church Facebook page.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to Deidre B. Williams – Walter’s Vacation Fund – c/o 1347 Eldora Road, Ellabell, Georgia 31308-5029.

Online Condolences

  1. Jimmy and Teresa Collette says:

    Sending our love and condolences to our pastor Trey and his family .
    We will be praying for peace and comfort for the all of the family.

  2. Patty Garland says:

    Praying for the family to receive God’s comfort from their broken hearts and grief.

  3. Hoke and Lena Bell says:

    So sorry to hear about Waltie. He was a great friend and co-worker years ago with his Dad. Prayers to the Family and may He RIP with his Dad and the Almighty.

  4. Melissa Cummings says:

    Prayers for you all at this sad time for comfort and peace.

  5. Lehman and Jenniee Brannen says:

    Linda and family,
    To paraphrase 2 Timothy, Walter “fought the good fight, finished the race, and kept the faith.” I have faith ..Walter is at rest in his Father’s arms. Rest In Peace,.

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