Ima Jean Williams

December 7, 1930April 2, 2019

Ima Jean (Beard) Williams 88, Daughter of the late Willie Ethel ( Johnson) Beard and William Newton Beard was born December 7, 1930 in Ellis County Texas. She attended school in Maypearl, Texas. She was married for 47 years to her loving husband Howard Daniel Williams on March 3rd of 1950. This union was blessed with two children, son Jackie Howard Williams who preceded her in death and survived by Daughter Judy Frances (Williams) Smith.

Her fondness for hunting and fishing that she shared with her grandkids every chance she got are memories that they will never forget. She also had a passion for watching her Astros baseball and later developed a love for tennis thanks to watching her granddaughter play. If you look up the word family you will see Ima Jean’s name listed there as there has never been someone that wasn’t welcome with open arms into hers.

A generous spirit with a personality that was unmatched in this world, she was loved by so many. Her Life was as beautiful as the flowers that she loved, and her kindness will forever remain in the memories of all who knew her. She quietly departed this life Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at her home in Nacogdoches, Texas surrounded by loved ones.

Her beautiful life will forever be cherished in the lives of her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren and a host of devoted nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Our hearts have been made full during the illness and passing of our loved one by the many acts of kindness extended to our family. All of the memories that have been shared over and over help remind us of the full life Jean has lived. Your prayers and all expressions of love and sympathy are greatly appreciated.

Visitation will be from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Friday, April 5, 2019, at Clayton Kay Vaughan Funeral Home. Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, April 6, 2019, at Clayton Kay Vaughan Funeral Home.

Arrangements are under the direction of Clayton Kay Vaughan Funeral Home in Alvarado, Texas.

Local arrangements were made by Cason Monk-Metcalf Funeral Directors, Nacogdoches.


  • Visitation Friday, April 5, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, April 6, 2019

Ima Jean Williams

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