I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith: Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day: and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing.
Mr. Delmer “Red” Williford, age 80, Erwin, passed away Monday, August 15, 2016 at Johnson City Medical Center.
Mr. Williford was born in Sevier County and son of the late Else and Josephine Hensley Long Williford. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Lena M. Williford, six brothers and one sister.
He was a retired Barber.
He was a member of Embreeville Cove Missionary Baptist Church.
Survivors include daughters, Connie Cochran (Terry) Jonesborough, where he resided the last 11 months, Patty Williford, (Scotty) North Carolina and Nina Jordan, (Steve), South Carolina; grandsons, Jason Poff (Lisa), Eric Justus (Cecilia), and John Broyles, (Shelby); granddaughters, Penny Skipper, Kimberly Martin (Shawn), Brittany Ratcliffe, Tori Ratcliffe and Lauren Jordan; fifteen great-grandchildren; and several nephews, nieces and cousins.
Funeral services will be conducted 8 pm Friday, August 19, 2016 at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home with Rev. Otis Banks, and Rev. Joey Murdock officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 till 8 pm Friday prior to the service.
Interment services will be conducted 11 am Saturday, August 20, 2016 at Bumpass Cove Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Mike Butler, Charlie Freeman, Jason Poff, Eric Justus, John Broyles, and Steve Banner. Honorary Pallbearers will be the Men of Embreeville Cove Baptist Church.
The family would like to say a special Thank You to Davita Dialysis, Robin Gray, and the staff of 5200 floor of Johnson City Medical Center.
just dont seem real.i miss you so much words can
never say you will always be in my heart,have a
blast with moma and kiss her for me
Penny, I'm so sorry to learn the passing of your grandfather.
You are in my thoughts.
Daddy I miss you so bad I love I don't have anyone
to watch walker with now rest easy daddy
Timothy & Nancy Kesler
Our thoughts and prayers are with the whole
family. We will miss him very much, Love to all.
Brenda Casey and family
So sorry for your loss. I know that it has to be really hard having lost Lena so not long ago. God be with you all. David, Brenda and Dave Casey