25 Dec 1852 - 7 Aug 1921

Contributed 8 Aug 2005
by Frank Williams

December 25, 1852 to August 7, 1921

           In the death of Brother Stith M. Williams Lexington Lodge No 613 A. F. & A. M., has lost a faithful and active member. He loved the principles of the Order and was always interested in its welfare.
          The death of Brother Williams is a solemn reminder that this earthly life is at best short and that death is certain. While his memory shall live in the hearts of his loved ones and friends, he is enjoying the glories of a happier life beyond.
          Brother Williams was born December 25th, 1852 and died August 7th, 1921. He
leaves behind him a devoted wife and eleven children to morn his departure. Seven of
these are sons and four daughters.
          Therefore be it -
Resolved,- That in the death of Brother Williams, Lexington Lodge has lost a valuable member.
Resolved,- That we bow our heads in humble submission to the will of the Supreme
Grand Master, who doeth all things well.
Resolved,- That we tender to the bereaved family our sincere sympathy and pray
heavens consolations.
Resolved,- That a copy be published in the Florence Times and also be spread on the
minutes of the Lodge.
                                                                            W. G. Nethery
                                                                            L. M. Foster
                                                                            G. H. Smith

S. M. Williams Dead

          At the advanced age of sixty-nine years after an illness extending over a period of
several months, Mr. S. M. Williams passed away last Sunday afternoon at his home near
Lexington. The interment took place Monday at the family graveyard, after appropriate
services by Revs. Flowler and Blackman under the direction of the Masonic Lodge, of
which Mr. Williams had long been a member.
          Mr. Williams was the father of Mr. A. A. Williams, a prominent member of the
Florence bar, and had been the father of fourteen children of which eleven and also his
widow survive him. Mr. Williams had a wide acquaintance throughout the city and county
and was highly respected and esteemed.

Also see Allison Andrew Williams Obituary
Also see Dewey Milton Williams, Sr. Obituary
Also see Mrs. Nora Rachel Williams McGee Obituary
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