2018-06-07 / Obituaries


Alice Carleton Williams, 99, of Jackson passed away June 5, 2018 at her residence.

She was born Sept. 25, 1918 to Byard and Mazie Downey Carleton. She was a member of the Jackson First United Methodist Church. She had been active in the Christian Fellowship Sunday School Class. She had been a teacher with the Clarke County Board of Education, beginning her career in a one-room schoolhouse in Campbell in 1939. From there, she taught two years in Satsuma and then returned to Clarke County where she would eventually retire in 1980 and remained a member of the Retired Teacher’s Association.

Survivors include her daughter, Charlene (Wesley M. “Buddy”) Noble; grandchildren, Dianna (David) Brown, Kay (Scott) Warzecha, Wesley Earl (Helen) Noble; great-grandchildren, Jacob (Elissa) brown, Mac Warzecha, Wilson Warzecha, Hannah Noble, Will Noble; great-great-grandchildren, Collin Joseph Finney, Cooper Noble Brown; two step-grandchildren and two step-great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Herbert Earl Williams Jr.; daughter, Patricia Williams and siblings, Randolph W. Carleton, A.B. Carleton Jr., Mary Driskell and Bertha Mae Holder.

A graveside service was June 7 at 11 a.m. in the Pine Crest Cemetery in Jackson with Revs. Alan Gantzhorn and Jim DuFriend officiating.

Active pallbearers were Jacob Brown, David Brown, Scott Warzecha, Mac Warzecha, Wilson Warzecha and Will Noble.

Honorary pallbearer was Sam Hughston.

Donations in her memory may be made to the Jackson First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 385, Jackson, AL 36545.

Condolences may be made to www.lathanfuneralhome.com.

Lathan Funeral Home directed.


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