Originally created 02/13/01

Mrs. Daisy Williford



MITCHELL, Ga. - Mrs. Daisy Newsome Williford, 90, of Old Mitchell Road, died Sunday, Feb. 11, 2001, at McDuffie County Regional Medical Center, Thomson.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Sheppard Funeral Home, Gibson, with Bishop James Embrey and High Priest George Nichols officiating. Burial will be in Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mrs. Williford, a native of Glascock County, was a homemaker and a member of Harlem Church of Latter Day Saints, Harlem.

Survivors include four sons, Willie P. Williford, Mitchell, Kester Williford, Louisville, Chandylee Williford, Orlando, Fla., and Clexton Williford, Houston; a daughter, June Furr, Gibson; three brothers, Cleo Newsome, Orlando, Doyle Newsome, Dearing, and Joseph Newsome, Washington, D.C.; two sisters, Julie Guilbeau, Lincolnton, and Ivelyn Smith, Louisville; and 11 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Clay Brod, Thomas Chalker, Robert Peart, Gene Hockenbury, Donald Finch and D'Var Bullock.

Friends may call at the residence or at the funeral home.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.