The Palestine Herald, Palestine, Texas

December 27, 2013

John “Tiny” Williams


Palestine Herald-Press

— John “Tiny” Williams, 58, of Midland, passed away on Dec. 20, 2013 in Midland, Texas.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 27, 2013 at the funeral home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013 at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Chapel in Midland with Pastor Dean Cook officiating.

John was born Oct. 2, 1955 in Neches, Texas. He graduated from Neches High School where he played basketball and ran track. He moved to Midland and worked for McClatchy Brothers Trucking for over 25 years until he retired. He loved to watch drag racing and attend races at Penwell and dreamed of owning his own when he retired.

John is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Williams; his sisters: Alice Faye Golightly of Levelland; Clara Jean Young of Midland; Bettie Lockridge of Levelland; Hellen Ann Martin of Midland; Ann Veronica Williams of Neches; his uncle, Richard Williams of Houston, numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

John is preceded in death by his mother, Bernice Williams and his father, L.T. Williams.

All of those that knew “Tiny” knew him as a worker and worked while sick and other ailments but he continued on no matter the obstacle. He was and is an amazing man that cared for friends and his family. We will miss his amazing smile and how he made everyone laugh! John “Tiny” Williams will be missed.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials be donated to the National Kidney Foundation, 2200 W. Illinois Ave., Midland, TX 79703.

Arrangements are under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Midland. Online condolences can be made at: www.npwelch.com


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