Leon "Joe" Williams - (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mr. Leon "Joe" Williams, Jr., of Leona Street, entered into rest Sunday, December 13, 2009, at UniHealth Post Acute Care, Augusta Hills. Funeral services will be held Saturday, December 19, 2009, at 2 p.m. at Good Shepherd Baptist Church with Rev. Clarence Moore officiating. Burial will be at Mt. Olive Memorial Garden. He was a native of Richmond County, Ga., employed at Buckeye Mill Co., and a member of Good Shepherd Baptist Church. Survivors are his wife, Verlee Gordon Williams; five daughters, Doris Thomas, Cheyvonne Williams (Isarel Walker), Donna Williams (Michael Maxwell), Wanda Gardenhire (Martin), Kassandra Hugine (Larry Holloway); one son, Syrus Miller; brother, Eddie Williams, Augusta; four sisters in law, Virginia Gordon, Lawrenceville, Ga., Arlene Gordon Burley, Thelma Gordon Williams, Dorothea Gordon Davis, Augusta; brother in law, Walter Gordon, Jr., Augusta; a host of grandchildren, nieces, nephews; friends, Jet Ruffin and Alphonso Mathis, Augusta. The family will receive friends at Williams Funeral Home this evening from 6 to 8 p.m. Williams Funeral Home, 1765 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle-December 18, 2009