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Billie C. Williams

April 13, 1944 — November 8, 2022

Billie C. Williams, age 78 of Puryear, TN, died Tuesday, November 8, 2022, at Murray-Calloway County Hospital in Murray, KY.

She retired from Emerson Electric in Paris where she worked until its closing.  Billie was the co-owner of Frame Makers in Paris.  She enjoyed playing Solitaire and Hayday on her tablet.  She loved her cats and her family very much, and all her furry grandbabies “The Muttley Crew.”

Billie was born April 13, 1944, to the late Clyde Wilson and the late Maxine Garrett Wilson.

She was married April 10, 1966, to Marvin Lee Williams, who preceded her in death.

She is survived by her son, Michael Sweeney, Jr., and special friend Racheal Martin of Puryear, TN; one sister, Vicki King of Paris; two grandchildren, Tyler Sweeney and Grace Sweeney; one great grandchild, Axel Cohen Sweeney; one niece, Kimberly Rowland; one nephew, Rusty (Darrah) Crawford; several great nieces and great nephews; and a cousin, Michael Garrett of Gary, IN.

Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap Street/PO Box 788, Paris, TN 38242.  Visitation will be Saturday, November 12, 2022, from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm at Ridgeway Funeral Home.  Cremation will follow the visitation.

Memorials may be made to any Animal Shelter of Your Choice or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, or to the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans, 1001 Connecticut Avenue, NW Ste. 840, Washington, DC 20036 or at

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Saturday, November 12, 2022

10:00am - 1:00 pm (Central time)

Ridgeway Funeral Home

201 Dunlap St, Paris, TN 38242

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