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Don D. "Dink" Williams

October 20, 1935 ~ April 8, 2021 (age 85)


Mr. Don Douglas "Dink" Williams, age 85, passed away Thursday, April 8, 2021, in Conyers, Georgia. 

He was born October 20, 1935, in Sabine County, Texas, to parents Sarah Jane (Horton) and Dink Douglas Williams and spent his growing years around Bronson, Texas. Dink and his family lived in the Lumberton, Texas, area for several years and he worked for Santa Fe Railroad. After retirement he and Bettie moved to the Beechwood/Fairmount community on Toledo Bend near Hemphill, Texas, where they made their home until relocating to Georgia with family.

Dink joined the Centerview Baptist Church in his younger years and was active with Yellowpine-Macedonia Baptist Church during the past several years living in Sabine County.

He proudly served his country as a veteran and was a faithful participant with the O.P. Pate Memorial American Legion Unit 197 in Hemphill.

His survivors include his wife, Bettie June (Easley) Williams; a son, Alan Williams and wife Rebekah; grandchildren, James and Krystal Whatley, Nathaniel Ryan Whatley, Megan Williams and Glen Channey, Mycah and Juan Esparza, Manda and Tyler Reese, and Nico Pittman; and great-grandchildren, Shaelyn, Luke, and Chasten Whatley, Nathan and Nicole Miller, Lyla and Landon Reese, and Cesia and Candace Esparza.

In addition to his parents, Dink was preceded in death by his daughter, Donna Elizabeth Duplechin, in 1996.

Funeral services are set for 2:00 p.m. Thursday, April 15, 2021, at Yellowpine-Macedonia Baptist Church, located at the intersection of Hwy. 87 and FM 2343 in the Yellowpine community (Sabine County), with Pastor T. A. Lane officiating. Interment will follow at the Centerview Cemetery, located at 1000 Centerview Road, Pineland, Texas.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 14, 2021, at Wyman Roberts Funeral Home, located at 316 W. Columbia Street in San Augustine, Texas.

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Services are under the direction of Wyman Roberts Funeral Home in San Augustine, Texas.

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April 14, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Wyman Roberts Funeral Home
316 West Columbia
San Augustine, TX 75972

Funeral Service
April 15, 2021

2:00 PM
Yellowpine-Macedonia Baptist Church
Hwy 87 South at FM 2343 | Yellowpine Community
Sabine County, Texas 75948

Committal Service & Interment
April 15, 2021

Centerview Cemetery
1000 Centerview Road
Pineland, Texas 75968

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