Carl Wright Williams, 94 of Bogata

carlwilliamsMr. Carl W Williams age 94 of Bogata died Saturday April 11 at his residence.

Funeral services will be 11 am   Tuesday April 14 in First Baptist Church in Bogata. Burial with full military honors by U.S Army   detachment from Ft Hood will be in Bogata Cemetery under direction of Wood Funeral Home.  His body will be escorted from the church to the cemetery by The Patriot Guard Riders of Northeast Texas.

Mr. Williams was born March 18, 1921 in Red River County the son of Tom and Bodie Byrd Williams.  He married the former Maggie Greer March 11, 1944. He was a World War ll U.S. Army veteran serving as a medic. He owned and operated Bogata Gas and Appliance Company for many years. He was a long time active member and deacon of First Baptist Church of Bogata, a member of Rosalie Lodge # 527 AF and AM and a former member of the Scottish rite. He was also a farmer and rancher and a member of the Grazing Association of Bogata. He was a former member of the school boards of both Bogata and Rivercrest schools.

He is survived by his wife Maggie Williams of Bogata, three children Jone Clemmons and husband Jerry of Talco, Shelia Guess of Bagwell and Mike Williams and wife Dianne of Bogata, six grandchildren Brad Williams of Corpus Christi, Brandon Williams of Bogata, Craig and Kyle Clemmons of Talco, Kevin Guess of Bogata and Kenda Guess of Boxelder, 9 great grandchildren and l great-great grandson. He is also survived by a very special friend and neighbor Gary Guess and wife Ayesha of Bogata

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