Betty J. Williams, 75, of Huntsville, September 16, 2013, at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge.
Born in Scott County, October 6, 1937, she was preceded in death by her parents, Ezra and Vicy Lawson Patton; the father of her children, Winfred Byrd; second husband, Rev. Ray Williams; grandson, Alex Chambers; brothers: Virgil, Aubrey, and infant, James Patton; sisters: Rite Rector, Marie Crowley, Bonnie Jeffers, and Mabel Foust; and special son-in-law, Shane Chambers.
She was a faithful member of Fairview Missionary Baptist Church; enjoyed spending time with her family, church family, friend Freddie, and her grandchildren, and shopping. Anyone that knew her knew she was a servant for her Lord and Savior. She loved Fridays, that was the day for her and Macel.
She is survived by special friend, Freddie Phillips; children: David Byrd and wife, Amy, of Huntsville, and Kim Lay and husband, Tim, of Helenwood; grandchildren: April Lowe of LaFollette, Justin Byrd of Maryville, McKelia Cotton of Powell, David Byrd and Chase Lay, both of Oneida, Hailey Byrd of Huntsville, and Spencer Chambers of Hinton, Va.; great-grandchildren: Colton, Kayleigh, Khloe, Addison, Ethan, and Shaya; brother, Johnny Patton of Huntsville; sister, Macel Clowers of Huntsville; special friend, Stacie Phillips; and many other relatives.
Funeral service was conducted September 20, at Fairview Missionary Baptist Church with Bro. Billy Lowe and Bro. Carlie Duncan officiating. Music was provided by the Miller Family. Interment followed at Fairview Cemetery.
Four Oaks Funeral Home of Huntsville had charge of arrangements.