OBITUARY: Ted E. Williams


Mr. Ted E. Williams, age 72 of Lebanon, passed away on Sunday, April 30, 2023 at Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital.

Born in Davidson County, on July 15, 1950, he was the son of the late Carl and Roberta Paris Williams.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War. Mr. Williams retired from Specialty Converting Services and attended Berea Church of Christ.

In addition to his parents, Ted was preceded in death by brother, Mark Williams; and niece, Christy Williams.

He is survived by his wife of twenty-nine years, Carmen Bates Williams; two step-children: Lisa (Daryl) Bennett, J. Douglas (Rebecca) Raines; five step-grandchildren: Michael and Sarah Bennett, Chloe, Bryson, and Landon Raines; four brothers: Bobby (Vicki) Williams, Ricky (Ida) Williams, Randy (Kathie) Williams, Al Williams; four sisters-in-law: Faye (David) Williams, Pat Foster Carmack, Pamela (Gerald) Chastain, and Teresa Wallace.

Funeral services will be held Friday, May 5, 2023, at 2 p.m. from the Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home with Donnie Bain and Mike Flanagan officiating. Interment will follow at Conatser Cemetery. Visitation will be held Thursday from 4-7 p.m. and Friday 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Pallbearers: Bryson, Landon, and Douglas Raines, Jerry Mullinax, Derrick Foster, and Scrappy Williams.

LIGON & BOBO FUNERAL HOME, in charge of arrangements. (615) 444-2142


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