January 6, 2010
WEST POINT — Charles T. “Tag” Williams, 92, died Jan. 5, 2010, at Waverly Care Home. Services are Thursday at 2 p.m. at Calvert Funeral Home Chapel with Minister Andy Miller officiating. Mississippi Highway Patrol burial honors will follow in Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation is today from 5-8 p.m. at Calvert Funeral Home. Mr. Williams was born July 16, 1917, in Baldwyn to the late Vida Outlaw Williams and Henry Grady Williams. He was a retired Mississippi Highway Safety Patrol officer from 1950-1974. He also worked for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for six years, then the U.S. Forestry Service for three years. He had also served in the U.S. Army Air Corps in Europe during World War II. He was a member of Starkville Church of Christ. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wives, Vernie Neal Williams and Melvie Rambo Williams; brothers, Malvern H. Williams, Monroe Q. Williams and Clovis Williams. He is survived by his daughter, Judy E. Kilmer, of Tuscaloosa, Ala.; son, Van Williams, of West Point; two grandchildren; sisters, Audrey Coley, of Tupelo, and Mary Carlton, of Atlanta. Pallbearers are troopers from the Mississippi Highway Safety Patrol. Memorials may be made to Starkville Church of Christ, 1107 E. Lee Blvd., Starkville, MS 39759 or to Waverly Care Home, 315 W. Broad St., West Point, MS 39773.