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Orville Odell Williams

November 26, 1932 — March 10, 2018

Orville Odell Williams

Orville Odell Williams, 85, of Fayetteville, passed away on Saturday, March 10, 2018, at his home.

He was born in Sampson County on November 26, 1932, to the late Carson Olan Williams and Nora Brown Williams. 

After serving in the Air Force he joined the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Department where he held many different positions.  He served as an Usher at Snyder Memorial Baptist Church for many years.  A devout Christian, Odell loved his Lord, his Family, and his country.

Left to cherish Odell’s memory is his beloved wife of over 60 years, Ann; daughters S. Michele Williams and Melissa Melton and husband Brad; son, Scott Williams and wife Sandye; grandsons, Carson Williams, Tyler Melton, and Casey Melton; and his devoted dog, Elvis.

A Celebration of Life is scheduled for 1pm on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, at Sullivan’s Highland Funeral Service, officiated by Pastor John Cook.  The family will welcome friends with a time of remembrance following the service.

In lieu of flowers please consider making a donation to Snyder Memorial Baptist Church.

Online condolences may be made at

Services are entrusted to Sullivan’s Highland Funeral Service & Crematory.


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Funeral Service

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Dogwood Baptist Church Cemetery

520 Dogwood Church Road, Rowland, NC 28383

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Visitation to follow the service

Sullivan's Highland Funeral Service

610 Ramsey St, Fayetteville, NC 28301

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