Edward Lewis Williams

Published 3:51 pm Tuesday, August 11, 2020

GREEN CREEK – Edward Lewis Williams, 91, of Green Creek passed away, Friday morning, August 7, 2020 at White Oak Manor of Tryon.


A native and lifelong resident of Polk County, he was the son of the late James Hamilton Williams and Annie Pack Williams. Mr. Williams was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He retired from Polk Central High School having taught U.S History for many years. Mr. Williams was a retired fireman with Green Creek Fire Dept. and was a member of Silver Creek Baptist Church and attended Mill Creek Church of the Brethren. He enjoyed gardening and junk collecting.

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In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Joan Crist; three brothers, Buster, Yates and John Williams.


Surviving is his wife of 59 years, Wilma Horne Williams; two daughters, Melissa W. Metcalf of Green Creek and Lynn Williams of Fairfax, Virginia; three granddaughters, Taylor Metcalf, Conner Metcalf and Lauren Williams; one sister, Kay Jackson of Newton, NC. Also surviving is one great-grandson, Christian Joseph Gary.


Graveside services were held in Mill Creek Church of the Brethren Cemetery.


Memorials may be made to Mill Creek Church of the Brethren, c/o Ruth Greenway, 22 Pine Meadows Lane, Tryon, North Carolina 28782.


An online guest register is available at mcfarlandfuneralchapel.com


McFarland Funeral Chapel & Crematory

Tryon, North Carolina