Doris Jean Williams

October 19, 1930April 19, 2019

Doris Jean Seddon Williams, age 88 of Knoxville, Tennessee, passed away on Good Friday, April 19, 2019. She was a member of Meridian Baptist Church. The love of her life was the nursing profession. Doris was a graduate of St. Mary's Nursing School and worked at St. Mary's Hospital. She retired as a nurse from Shannondale Nursing Home. She is preceded in death by her grandparents, Earl and Lady Richard Thomas Seddon of Spotswood Hall, Lancaster, England and Federal Judge and Mrs. Joseph Mynatt of Knoxville, Tennessee; parents, Earl and Mrs. Thomas Arthur Seddon of Knoxville, Tennessee; daughter, Patricia Williams; son, James Williams and her husband Kenneth Williams. She is survived by her sons; Joseph W. Williams (Beth), David R. Williams (Starlene), grandchildren; Jessica White, Jennifer Cansler, Ariana Williams, Kendrick Williams, great-grandchildren; Jaxen and Jordan White. Family will meet Wednesday, April 24, 2019 for a 1:00PM graveside service at Berry Lynnhurst Cemetery, 2300 Adair Dr. Knoxville, Tennessee, with Rev. Dana Fachman to officiate. Online condolences may be left at


  • Graveside Service Wednesday, April 24, 2019


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Sharon McQueen

April 24, 2019

David and Joe,
My sincerest sympathy to you both. Mrs. Williams will always be remembered for her grace, kindness, and style. She will always hold a special place in my heart.
Thinking of you during this time of loss,

Michalene Whitaker

April 23, 2019

Your mother will be missed by all of us. I am so very sorry I can not get to the service. Health issue. I love you guys, stay close and all of you share your love for each other. Your mother would love that.
Love you all
Aunt Mike & James

Lesley and Bernie Rosenblatt

April 22, 2019

May her memory be a blessing. We shall miss her! Our condolences to the family.

Soraya Larson

April 22, 2019

Your family is in our thoughts and prayers during this time of loss. Doris was a wonderful lady and a great neighbor. She is greatly missed.

Brent, Soraya and Sohayla Larson.