1st Sgt. Harry S. Williamson (Ret)

Published 5:34 pm Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Funeral services for lst. Sgt. Harry S. Williamson (Ret.), 77, of Saluda will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 14, 2011 at the Chapel of Thompson Funeral Home of Lexington, S.C.

Burial will follow in Ft. Jackson National Cemetery. Family and friends may call from 7-9 Thursday evening at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Pacolet Baptist Church, 3424 Skyuka Road, Tryon, N.C. 28782.

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Mr. Williamson, beloved husband of Lotte Siewert Williamson, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011. Born in Aynor, S.C., he was the son of the late John Soloman Williamson and Emma Johnson Williamson. Mr. Williamson was a veteran of the United States Army, having served in the Korean and Vietnam wars. He retired after 25 years of devoted service to his country.

Surviving in addition to his wife, Lotte Siewert Williamson of Saluda; are his daughters, Ramona “Mona” Ornelas (Jan) of Lexington, S.C. and Patricia “Trish” Williamson of West Columbia, S.C.; son, John R. Williamson (Elizabeth) of Conway, S.C.; grandchildren, Christina “Nina” Moore, Juan Ornelas Jr., Alicia “Allie” Williamson, Jacob “Jake” Williamson, Emily “Emma” Williamson and Jonathan “Johnny” Williamson; and great-grandchildren, Alia Sara Blaze Moore and Syler Blaze Elsey; sister, Maggie Johnson of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; brother, J.C. Williamson of Conway, S.C.

Family and friends may sign online guest book at www.thompsonsfuneral.com.