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Virginia Williams age 88 of Knoxville

Virginia Williams age 88 of Knoxville, TN passed away on Sunday, October 8, 2017 at Tennova Physicians Regional Medical Center in Knoxville, TN.  She was a very loving mother and Nanny, and was a nanny to everyone who knew her.  Virginia loved her grandchildren.  She loved birds and flowers.  Virginia was of the Baptist faith.

Virginia is preceded in death by her parents, Clinton and Ethel Cox; and several brothers and sisters.

Virginia is survived by her son, Tommy Williams and Debbie of Knoxville, TN; daughters, Gaynell Cook of Paris, TN, Claudette Irwin and husband Wayne of Clinton, TN, Shelly Howell and husband Tim of Knoxville, TN; brother, Bill Cox and wife Evelyn of KY; sisters, Betty Cox of Knoxville, TN, Nancy Whebbie and husband Billie Joe of FL, Mary Howard of GA; 8 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren, and a host of other relatives and friends.

Virginia’s family will receive her friends from 6:00pm – 8:00pm on Wednesday, October 11, 2016 with her funeral service to follow at 8:00pm all in the chapel of Jones Mortuary in Clinton, TN.  Virginia’s interment will be at 11:00am on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at Greenwood cemetery in Knoxville, TN.  Jones Mortuary in Clinton, TN is in charge of all arrangements.


About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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