ARKOMA—Memorial services for Franklin Reed Williams, 83, of Arkoma are Wednesday at the Mallory-Martin Chapel of Spiro with Rev. Carl Cheshier officiating.
Arrangements are under the direction of Mallory-Martin Funeral Home of Spiro.
He was born Dec. 20, 1931 to Herbert Wilson and Mary Catherine (Bell) Williams in Norfolk, Va. and passed away on April 8, 2015 in Arkoma and was a highly decorated veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in the Korean Conflict and the Vietnam Era.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a grandson; Justin Randel Sallee; and four brothers Samuel Williams, Robert Williams, Lee Williams and Carroll Williams.
Surviving family members his wife, Charolette Williams, of the home; a daughter, Dana Sallee of Hayes, Va.; two sons, Robert Lee Williams of Utah and Walter Carroll Williams of California; a granddaughter, Amber Paulson; two grandsons, Christopher and Alex Williams of Utah; two great grandchildren, Noah Paulson and Katlyn Thomason; and a sister, Mary Catherine Ackiss of Concord, N.C.