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October 21, 1917 – October 16, 2014
Norman “Slim” Glenn Williams, age 96, of Gatesville, passed away Thursday, October 16, 2014, in Fairfi eld, Texas. Services were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, October 19, 2014, at Scott’s Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed at Moffat Cemetery in Moffat, Texas. Norman was born October 21, 1917, in Mullin, Texas. He was the son of Silas Marion Williams and Rhoda Ellen Chesser Williams. Norman was raised on the Williams Ranch in Mills County, Texas. He married Dottie Thomison on December 22, 1937. They were married for 65 years. Norman was a farmer and rancher in the Owl Creek and Gatesville, Texas, areas for many years. Norman was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Dottie Williams; sons, Norman Glenn Williams Jr. and Billy Ray Williams; great-grandson, Court Franklin; two sisters; and two brothers. Survivors include daughters, Wilma Bonds Neal and Jo Marion Ellis; nine grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and 10 greatgreat- grandchildren. In lieu of fl owers, the family requests memorials to Boots-n- Saddle Cowboy Church, P.O. Box 234, Gatesville, TX 76528.