For the Kokomo Tribune
Monticello, Ky. —
Clyde Earl Williamson, 93, Monticello, Ky., departed this life in the afternoon hours of Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012, at his home in Monticello. He was born to the late Joseph Grant and Hester Elizabeth Hair Williamson in Northfield Community in Pulaski, Ky. On May 23, 1942, he united in marriage with his wife of 70 years, Edith Meece Williamson, who survives and lives in Monticello.
He joined the Army during World War II and served with honor in the European Theater of Battle of the Army Field Artillery. He was retired from the Chrysler Corporation in Kokomo, and was a member of the Victory Baptist Church in Kokomo. He was also a member of the Rectors Flat Baptist Church in Monticello, Ky.
Survivors include four daughters, Sylvia Turner, Monticello, Ky., Elizabeth Landrum, Kokomo, Carol Irwin, Kokomo, and Joyce Hunt, Kokomo; two sons, Arnold Williamson, Monticello, Ky., and Ronald Williamson, Port Charlotte, Fla.; 14 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; one stepgrandchild; four step-great-grandchildren; and three step-great-great-grandchildren.
Clyde was the last surviving member of the Joseph Grant Williamson family, being preceded in death by two sisters and four brothers.
Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday at Victory Baptist Church, 606 W. Alto Road. Services will follow at 11 a.m. at the church, with Pastor Michael Ennis officiating. Burial will be in Albright Cemetery. Full military honors will be provided by the U.S. Army and the Kokomo Military Rites team at the cemetery.
You are invited to read Clyde’s obituary online at www.ellersmortuary.com, where you may sign the guest book, share a personal message with the family or order flowers for the family.