J.C. WILLIAMS of Muncie, Ind., 93, retired clergy member of the Indiana Conference and noted African-American civil rights leader, died Monday, Nov. 21, 2011. A time of sharing and fellowship will be held Friday, March 30 beginning at 5 p.m. at the Trinity United Methodist Church, 1110 South Hackley Street in Muncie. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 31 at High Street United Methodist Church, 219 S. High Street in Muncie with the Rev. J.C. Williams, Jr. officiating and Indiana Bishop Mike Coyner giving an eulogy. He is survived by sons, Charles (Chicago), James (Fort Wayne, IN), the Rev. Dr. Jacob, Jr. (Valparaiso, IN); daughters, Anna Hayden of Gary, Alice of Muncie; and many grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be sent to St. Jude Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, The J.C. Williams Scholarship Education Fund, Africa University or Operation Classroom. Please send to Indiana Conference United Methodist Church, 301 Pennsylvania Parkway, Suite 300, Indianapolis, IN 46280. Attn: Jennifer Gallagher. Please identify the fund in the memo field. Condolences may be sent to Rev. Jacob Williams, 1105 Bartlett Drive, Valparaiso, IN 46383.
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