James Lester "Rawhide" Williams
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James Lester "Rawhide" Williams, 75, of Jasper, passed away on Monday, May 13, 2013, surrounded by his wife and children at his residence. He was born Nov. 8, 1937, to Robert A. and Alma Williams.

The family will receive friends today, May 15, 2013, from 6 until 8 P.M. at Collins-Burke Funeral Home. Funeral services will be Thursday, May 16, 2013, at 2 p.m. in the Collins-Burke Chapel, with burial at Walker Memory Gardens. Roy Wolfe, Jonathan Todd and Barry Lombard will officiate, Collins-Burke Funeral Home will direct.

Mr. Williams was preceded in death by his parents, Robert A. and Alma Williams; brothers, J.D. Williams, Fred Williams and Calvin Williams; and sister, Marjorie Williams.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Frances Williams; children, James and Charlotte Williams of Jasper, Lester Williams of Jasper, Nanette Brown of Jasper, Marcus and Sherry Williams of Jasper, Susan and Jonathan Todd of Cullman and Rebecca and Greg McCain of Jasper; grandchildren, Jamie Woods, Brian and Debbie Fancher, Robin and Basil Alexandratos, Austin Williams, Erin Williams, Virginia and Wesley Sides, Mary and Michael Threadgill, Rachel and Titus Waldrop, Hannah Brown, Kay Williams, Amanda and Mark Smith, John Williams and fiance Candi, Ian Todd, Noah Todd, Alyssa McCain and Eric McCain; great-grandchildren, Alex Fancher, Spyridon Alexandratos, Lucian Alexandratos, Elijah Tidwell, Jacob Tidwell, Daniel Fote, Kassie Sides, JonPaul Sides, Nevaeh Threadgill, Sawyer Threadgill, Benjamin Waldrop, Lilly Waldrop and Aria Williams; sister, T. Ester Brown, brother, Robert Travis Williams; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

Collins-Burke Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-5571