Hubert Roscoe Williams, 90, passed away at Forrest General Hospital on Tuesday, June 25, 2019. Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, June 29, 2019, at the Petal Chapel of Moore Funeral Home with interment in Hillcrest Cemetery to follow.
Hubert was a member of Petal First Baptist Church for more than fifty years and had also served as a Deacon for many years. Hubert was retired from Borden’s. He had attended the Improve High School and became an All-State player on the basketball team. He also attended and played for Pearl River Junior College. Hubert had served his Country in the U. S. Air Force during the Korean War. Hubert was a founding member of the Petal Rotary Club and he was a Mason.
He is preceded in death by a son, Allen Williams; his parents, Johnie and Azzie Jane Broome Williams; a brother, Glynn Williams; and two sisters, Myrl Williams and Gracie Broome.
He is survived by his wife of sixty-seven years, Helen Conway Williams of Petal; a son , Carl (Tracy) Williams of Huntsville, AL; a daughter, Sherrye (James) Guthrie of Wiggins; two brothers, Shelton (Sue) Williams of Castro Valley, CA, J. C. (Janice) Williams of Moselle; a sister, Lizzie (J. V. ) Greer of Bunker Hill; five grandchildren, David (Jennifer) Guthrie of Petal, Joseph (Kharri) Guthrie of Wilmore, KY, Sarah Guthrie of Winston-Salem, NC, Cade Williams and Conner Williams, both of Huntsville, AL; two step-grandchildren; two great-grandchildren, Gracie and Addison Guthrie of Petal and two step-great-grandchildren.
Visitation for Hubert will be 9:30 a.m. until service time Saturday, June 29, 2019, at the Petal Chapel of Moore Funeral Home