Uhlon Morell Williams, 97, presently of San Angelo, and a
previous lifelong resident of Greenville, woke up in the arms of our Saviour on
the morning of May 8, 2017. A funeral
service will be held at 10:00 AM Thursday in the Coker-Mathews Funeral Home
chapel with Rev. Ryan Abernathy and Rev. Kelley Reagan officiating. Interment will follow at Shady Grove
Cemetery. Family visitation will be from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Wednesday at the
Born November 28, 1919, in Lane, Hunt County, Texas, Morell
was the son of Thomas Calvin Williams, Sr. and Mattie Lorena (Hamilton)
Williams. On September 28, 1943, he
married Mary Elizabeth Leggett in Greenville.
Mary was the love of his life, and they were married for 65 years. Morell served our nation in World War II; he
was in the engineers and served in the South Pacific. He worked as a metal repairman and worked for
Ford Motor Company at the Dallas assembly plant until its closing in 1970, when
he happily retired. Morell was a member of North Baptist Church, now known as
The Church at River Oaks in Greenville.
Morell is survived by his children Robert Tidwell (Haroula),
Joyce Abernathy (Ron), Freida Williams (Phil) and James Williams (Cindy); 12
grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, parents, brothers
Thomas Calvin Williams, Jr. and Charles Kenneth Williams and a sister, Martha
Pallbearers will be Calvin Williams, Marc Williams, Darin
Aldridge, Dylan Cornett, Dustin Parker and Ryan Abernathy.
The family would like to thank Kindred Hospice Care of San
Angelo, Cedar Manor Nursing of San Angelo, and Dr. Steven Burgess and his staff
in San Angelo for the care given to Morell passionately known as Paw to