Marcella Williams

November 3, 1933August 28, 2013

Marcella Williams, age 79, of Blountville, TN departed this life to meet her Lord and Master on Wednesday, August 28, 2013. Born in Gate City, VA, a daughter to the late William C. and Cornie E. Gilliam Blair, she was a longtime resident of Blountville. She was also preceded in death by her devoted husband of fifty-seven years, George Harvey Williams; one brother, Robert Blair; two sisters, Pauline Chandler and Martha McDavid. Marcella was a homemaker and was formerly employed with Drs. Bowles and Vermillion for several years. She was a member of Faith Baptist Church where she served as a Vacation Bible School Teacher and Training Union Teacher. Marcella was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and best friend and will be greatly missed. Survivors include, two sons, Marcus Williams and wife Judy of Blountville, David Williams and wife Stephanie of Jonesborough; two daughters, Alisa Yates and husband Mitchell of Chattanooga, Tamara Williams and husband Scott of Church Hill; five grandchildren, Jennifer Williams, April Williams, Amber Yates, Abbie Williams and Levi Williams; two nephews, Rick McDavid and James Chandler; two nieces, Mary Harrison and Monetta Mounger; and Mom’s lifelong friend, Juanita McKenzie. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Judy Williams, Weisa Manis, Jamie McNutt, Fredya Spencer, Heather Ball and the staff of Bristol Hospice for all their loving care of Marcella. The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Friday, August 30, 2013 at East Lawn Funeral Home. A Celebration of Life service will follow at 7:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Eddie Zimmerman and Pastor Charles Brooks officiating. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday at East Lawn Memorial Park. Serving as pallbearers will be Levi Williams, David Houser, Tony Houser, Scott Williams, Mark Mounger and Steve Self. And serving as honorary pallbearers will be James Chandler, Steve Mounger and Albert Pickle. Memorial contributions may be made to Bristol Hospice House 280 Steeles Rd. Bristol, TN 37620 or the Alzheimer’s Foundation 207 N. Boone St. Johnson City, TN. 37604. East Lawn Funeral Home is honored to serve the Williams family, please visit to leave a condolence for the family.


  • Visitation Friday, August 30, 2013
  • Celebration of Life Service Friday, August 30, 2013

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September 5, 2013

Tamara and family, we were very sorry to hear of your mothers passing. We will keep you in our prayers. Talmage & Sherry

September 1, 2013

We are praying for you all. Judy, your always in our thoughts. Randy and Shirley

August 30, 2013

David, Stephanie and Abbie,
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Roncie, Renee and Caleb Emmert

August 30, 2013

David, Stephanie, and Abbie: We are so sorry to hear of your loss. We love you all and will keep you in our prayers. May God grant you strength and understanding during this difficult time. Special hugs to Abbie. Jason, Angie, Olivia, and Ashlyn Page

Virginia Boggs

August 30, 2013

I'm praying for your family and know that she is with the Lord. Marcus, Judy, and family, I know you have been having a hard time. Judy, you are a trooper and labors have not been in vain. May God hold you in the hollow of His hand. Jenny Boggs

August 29, 2013

Mark, Judy and family,
We are so sorry about your Mother., you are in our prayers.
Harvey, Darlene, Melisa Jessee, Multiple Myeloma Support Group

Michelle "Missy" Pippin

August 29, 2013

Praying for the family. Heaven has gained another angel.. What a reunion! God Bless..

Thinking of you all,
Missy (Dana Williams Lawson's granddaughter)

Rick Moore

August 29, 2013

To Marcus, Alisa, Tamara, David, and your families, may your faith sustain you during this difficult time. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Mike Reynolds

August 29, 2013

So sorry for your loss. Teresa and I will keep you in our prayers

Charles Rhinehart

August 29, 2013

Tamara and family, I did not know your mother, but have worked with you, Tamara for years and know you are a sweet person that apparently learned that quality from your parents. I pray that God will comfort and strengthen you and your family.