Funeral services for Laura Ruth Williams McNeil, 60, of Athens, Texas, will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 3 at First Baptist Church with Rev. Leonard Jackson officiating.
Burial will be in Barker Cemetery under the direction of Garrett & Tucker Funeral Directors of Athens.
Mrs. McNeil died Nov. 27, 2016 in Athens, Texas. She was born Dec. 19, 1955 in Moore Station, Texas to Richard Allen and Ruby Mae Cofer Williams.
She was a life long resident of Henderson County and a 1974 graduate of Athens High.
She was a member of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church and worked 40 years for the sheriff's department.
She is preceded in death by brothers Menses "Mickey" Williams Sr. and Richard A. Williams Jr. and by sister Valerie Williams.
Survivors include husband O.T. McNeil, daughters Shaunta Gideon, Christian Trimble, (stepdaughter) Cassandra Davis and Stephanie McNeil; sisters Kimberly Sipriano, LaTonya Gamble and Jacqueline Williams; and three grandchildren.
Family will receive friends and visitors at the funeral home from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 2.
Published on November 30, 2016