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James "J.C." Williams, Jr.

September 23, 1932 — August 10, 2023

Kernersville Chapel

James "J.C." Williams, Jr.


Mr. James “J.C.” Williams Jr., 90, passed away August 10, 2023, at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home. He was born September 23, 1932, in Scotland County, NC, to the late James Claude Williams and Carrie Smith Williams. Everyone who met J.C. describes him as a kindhearted, loving man. He was a sociable individual and enjoyed conversing and getting to know new people. His goal in life was to touch as many people as possible and leave everyone better than when he met them. J.C. was wealthy in wisdom when it came to just about everything, especially with his family. He was dedicated to his faith and attended church regularly at Central Baptist Church. J.C. was truly a special person and will be missed by friends, family, and those who knew him.  

He is preceded in death by his loving wife, Jo Ann Solomon Williams, one sister, Jo Ann Edwards, and his son, Mark Williams.

Left to cherish his memory are one daughter, Kimberly W. Carter, and her husband Vernon B. Carter of Oak Ridge, five grandchildren, and twelve great grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, August 16, 2023, at Central Baptist Church with Pastor Roy Carter and Pastor David Miller officiating. A private family burial will follow the service. A visitation will be held from 6:00 PM-8:00 PM on Tuesday, August 15, 2023, at Hayworth-Miller Kernersville Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Central Baptist Church at 1715 NC-68, Oak Ridge, NC 27310. Online memorials may be made at

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Past Services


Tuesday, August 15, 2023

6:00 - 8:00pm (Eastern time)

Kernersville Chapel - Hayworth-Miller Funeral Homes & Crematory

3950 Macy Grove Rd, Kernersville, NC 27284

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, August 16, 2023

Starts at 2:00pm (Eastern time)

Central Baptist Church

1715 NC-68, Oak Ridge, NC 27310

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