Leslie Williams, 89, of Columbia, died Sunday, May 13, 2007, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 19, 2007, at H. T. May and Son Funeral Home in Boonville, with Rev. Horace Hopkins officiating. Burial will be in Bethel Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Speed. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. Saturday until service time at the funeral home.
He was born April 14, 1918, in Bellair, the son of Leslie and Fannie Williams Sr. He was a member of the U.S. Army, and a member of Bethel A.M.E. Church. He married Helen Wells in 1949.
He is survived by one son, Jimmy Williams of Marshall; one step-son, Joe Gorham Jr. of Slater; one sister, Jennie Green of Quincy, Ill.; three nephews; and one niece.