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Mr. Zebbie Lee Williams, 78, affectionately known as (Z. L.), of Damascus, Georgia departed this life Monday, July 27, 2020 at his residence. Graveside services will be held Saturday, August 1, 2020 at 11:00 A.M. in the Damascus Community Cemetery, Old Damascus Road, Damascus, Georgia. Apostle Joseph West will provide words of comfort. Meadows Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Zebbie Lee Williams was born in Damascus, GA, Early County to the late Rochester and Ada Bell Williams on March 10, 1942. Zebbie Lee Williams was affectionately known as (Z. L.) by his family and friends. He was educated at Kesler Public School in Damascus, GA Zebbie Lee accepted Christ as his Lord and Savior at an early age and continued to love, serve, and be a blessing to everyone. He worked as a farmer for over 50 years in rural, surrounding counties until his health failed. He enjoyed singing and listening to gospel music. He sang tenor in a gospel quartet called “The Rising Stars”. In his presence there was never a dull moment; he would make a joke out of anything. He was the life of family gatherings. To him, no one was a stranger! Z.L. had a soft heart for his grandchildren and great grandchildren. To him, all were his favorite!

He leaves to cherish his memories a devoted, loving, and caring wife of fifty-seven years, Joann Williams. In this union there were four children: Sandra Williams(Steve Reese), Damascus, GA; Lethonia (Patricia) Williams, Bainbridge, GA; Towanda(Apostle Joseph) West, Ashburn, GA; Aletha Harris( Daryl Stroud), Charlotte, N.C. Three sisters: Piccola (Roger) Grimes; two preceded him in death. Five brothers: John Henry Williams Sr.; four preceded him in death. Mother-in-law: Mrs. Mae Rene Wright; 18 sister-in-laws: Bobbie Jean Williams, Johnnie Benton, Yvonne Mackeroy, Eddie Mae Mackeroy, Annie Mackeroy, Cathy(Emmanuel) Anderson, Helen Mackeroy, Delorise(Render) Green, Daisy (Willie) Street, Dyanne(Andrew) Smith, Mary Alice(Dennis) Caldwell, Elizabeth (Terry) Jones, Tangela Wright, Reneitha(Louis) Smith, Charlene(Thomas) Brooks, Ethel(Errol), Leandre, Bernice White, and Sabrina Wright. Five brother-in laws: Orcha D. Mackeroy, Charlie Thomas, Frank(Betty) Wright, Milton(Rue) Bailey, and Larris Wright Jr. Twelve grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends he loved very dearly as his own. Spiritual Brother: Bishop Walter Kelly, Deland, Fl.

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  • Wednesday, July 29, 2020
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ Meadows Funeral Home
  • Friday, July 31, 2020
    We are sadden to hear of the passing of your loved one. Take comfort in knowing that God gives peace at all times and in every situation.
    ~ Robert & Audrey Cromer   Tifton, GA
  • Friday, July 31, 2020
    May God provide the comfort you need to sustain you during this difficult time. We are praying for your family.
    ~ I Hope Church of God Apostolic   Tifton, GA