Services for Martha Jane Mowdy Williams were held Monday, June 30, 2014, at 3 p.m. from County Line Baptist Church near Union with the Reverends Bobby Barfoot, David Robinson, Carl Stephens and David Jay officiating. Burial followed in Bethsaida Cemetery in Neshoba County. McClain-Hays Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Williams, 78, of Union, died Saturday, June 28, 2014, at her home.

She was a native and lifelong resident of Neshoba County. Mrs. Williams was a member of County Line Baptist Church. She worked in the cafeteria at Union Public School for several years and also worked with her husband in the auto parts business for a number of years.

Survivors include her children, Dennis Williams (Rhonda) of Union, Sheila Smith (Roger) of Union, Pam Thompson (Sidney) of Little Rock, Ark., Joe Williams (Jill) of Collinsville, and Robin Williams (Tammy) of Union; grandchildren, Doug and Laura Thompson, Justin Williams, Kristin and Zach Reynolds, Daniel Smith, Matt and Rachelle Williams, Seth Gilliand, Haley Williams, Leanna Smith, Adam Gilliand, Nathan Williams, and Michael Williams; great-grandchildren, Jackson, Dylan, Royson and Emma Thompson, Cooper and Brady Reynolds, and Jordan and Aaron Dunn; sisters, Myrvene Shannon, Christene Winstead, and Linda Mowdy, all of Union; brother, Carson Mowdy of Philadelphia; and sister-in-law, Bessie Mowdy of Jackson.

Mrs. Williams was preceded in death by her husband, Lemuel Williams; parents, Gershon and Annie Mowdy; and brothers, H.M., W.M., and Cletus Mowdy.

Pallbearers were Nathan Williams, Daniel Smith, Michael Williams, Justin Williams, Matt Williams, Zach Reynolds, Doug Thompson, and Adam Gilliand.