Otis Williams, Sr., age 83, of LaFollette passed away suddenly Tuesday, October 30, 2018. He was born October 5, 1935 in Big Rock, KY, son of the late Corbin and Ethel Williams.  On May 8, 1954 he married his high school sweetheart, Mary (Pack) Williams.  They were happily married for 64 years.  He was of the Church of God faith, a retired coal miner and an avid Kentucky fan.  Since retirement, his favorite pastime was flea-marketing.  He had made many friends over the years.  Preceded in death by son, Otis Williams, Jr.; granddaughter, Amanda Williams; brother, Roscoe Williams; sisters, Arwilla Honeycutt, Louise Wills, Corenia Ryan, Jane Deaton, and Pauline Owens.


Wife: Mary (Pack) Williams

Daughters: Sharon Murphy, Harlan, KY

Debra (James) Horne, LaFollette

Kathy (Steve) Wilder, Harlan, KY

Charlotte (Lawnie) Penny, LaFollette

10 grandchildren       20 great-grandchildren     2 great-great-grandchildren

Sister: Reba (Charles) Harris, Lexington, KY

Many beloved nieces and nephews and friends

Services 2 PM Friday at Cross-Smith Chapel

Rev. Bill Braden & Rev. Mike Harris officiating

Interment Powell Valley Cemetery

Pallbearers will be grandsons and great-grandsons

Family will receive friends 12 NOON to 2 PM Friday at Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Condolences may be given online at

Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home