Obituaries - Dec. 25, 2008

Herbert Paul "Sonny" Williams

Mr. Herbert Paul "Sonny" Williams, 70, of McDonough, passed away Dec. 24, 2008.

Mr. Williams was born in Fulton County, the son of the late Laura Mildred Tanksley and Hugh Williams. He retired from Murphy & Orr as a cabinet maker. He enjoyed wood work, sports, and was an avid UGA, Falcon and Braves fan. He also enjoyed cars, motorcycles and racing.

Survivors are his daughters, Joni Davis (Gary), of Griffin, and Lisa Williams (Jackie), of McDonough; grandsons, Cary Davis (Jenny), of Brooks, Ga., Justin Davis (Kim), of Barnesville, and Bryan Davis (Emma), of Statesboro; sister, Bobbie Bradley, of McDonough; great-grandchildren, Dalton, Ethan, and Bradyn Davis; numerous nieces and nephews.

Mr. Williams was preceded in death by a son, Jody Lee Williams, and a sister, Betty Thornton.

Funeral services will be Saturday, Dec. 27, at 1 p.m., from the chapel of Haisten Funeral Home, with Dana Blackwood and Pastor Jeff Watkins officiating. Interment will be at Haisten/Eastlawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday evening, 6-8 p.m. Haisten Funeral Home - McDonough, (770) 914-8833, haistenfunerals.com.