William Church, 78, of Purlear, passed away on Sunday, November 13, 2016.
William was born on Sunday December 12, 1937, son of to the late Dottie Church Hamby and step-father, Ira Hill Hamby, in Wilkes County.
William is survived by his wife of 51 years, Shelby Trivette Church; sisters, Elizabeth Kerhoulas of Wilkesboro, Peggy L. Brown of Pulear, and Mary Sue St. Clair of Taylorville; brothers, Kenneth Ira Hamby, Max Hamby, and Billy Hamby, all of Purlear.
The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at Lewis Fork Baptist Church. Pastor Dwayne Andrews and Pastor Sherrill Wellborn will be officiating. Visitation will be held from 1:00-1:45 p.m. prior to the service. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Flowers are being accepted or memorial donations may be given to: St. Jude Children Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Condolences may be sent to: www.adamsfunerals.com.