Shirley M. (Laney) Williams

February 18, 1947 ~ April 25, 2021 (age 74)


Shirley M. Williams, 74, of Columbia, Kentucky, died Sunday, April 25, 2021 at T.J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow.

She was born February 18, 1947, in Murphy, North Carolina, to the late Thad and Nessie McTaggart Laney

Survivors include:

Her husband – Jim Williams of Columbia

Two sons – Keith Williams and Tony Williams both of Murphy, NC

Two daughters – Angela Williams-Geer of Murphy, NC and Sharon Williams-Odom of Hookerton, NC

A multitude of children who had adopted her as their Mother

Three brothers – Cowboy Laney of Tennessee, Bobby Laney and Denny Laney both of Murphy, NC

One sister – Carol Rogers of Murphy, NC

A multitude of grandchildren and great-grandchildren who are either biological, adopted or just claimed her as Granny Williams

Her Home-Going service will be Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 12:00 P.M. at Haven Mission Independent Church with burial following in Columbia Cemetery, carried to her gravesite by her family.

Visitation will be after 9:00 A.M. Wednesday at the church

The family requests no flowers, but would appreciate a donation to the donor’s favorite church, charity or just to someone who is in need.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements

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April 28, 2021

9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Haven Mission Independent Church
300 Merchant Street
Columbia, KY 42728

Funeral Service
April 28, 2021

12:00 PM
Haven Mission Independent Church
300 Merchant Street
Columbia, KY 42728

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