Wilma (Griggs) Williams

July 6, 1930 ~ September 29, 2019 (age 89)

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Ms. Wilma Williams


Funeral services for Ms. Wilma Williams will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, October 5, 2019, in the chapel of Replogle-Lawrence Funeral Home with Dr. Greg McFadden officiating. Private burial will be held at a later date.


Ms. Williams, age 89, passed away peacefully Sunday, September 29, 2019, at her home with family. She was born in Evansville, Indiana to the late Thurman Fuller Griggs and Sula Mae Cooper Griggs. Ms. Williams was a 1949 graduate of Peabody High School in Trenton, TN; was retired from South Central Bell, Bell South, and AT&T after 33 years and retired form Kroger after 7 years. She was a member of The Church at Sugar Creek in Humboldt.


She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Thurman “Midge” Griggs, Harold Wayne Griggs; son, Michael Lynn Williams; father of her children, Thomas Wayne Williams.


She is survived by her daughter, Donna Williams of Humboldt; grandson, Clayton Williams and wife Stacia; great-grandchildren, Eli, Mia, and Zoe Williams, who live in South East Asia; daughter-in-law, Carol Williams Brown; many nieces, nephews, and her loving telephone operator family.

​Visitation with the family will be held Saturday, October 5 from 11 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed:

Checks should be made payable to the IMB with LMCO on the memo line and a notation the gift is

"In Memory of Wilma Williams"

Mail to:

IMB - Ministry Advancement
3806 Monument Avenue
Richmond, VA 23230

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October 5, 2019

11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Replogle-Lawrence Funeral Home
303 East Church Street; P.O. Box 147
Medina, TN 38355

Funeral Service
October 5, 2019

2:00 PM
Replogle-Lawrence Funeral Home
303 East Church Street; P.O. Box 147
Medina, TN 38355

Private Interment

Rose Hill Cemetery
South 19 TH
Humboldt, TN 38343

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