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Geraldine Williams

August 31, 1943 — April 1, 2024

Finger, TN


 Finger, TN: Geraldine Cupples Williams age 80, passed away April 1, 2024, at her home.

She was born August 31, 1943, in Jackson, TN the daughter of the late Auther Cupples and Ruth E. G. Burkhead Cupples Hopper. She grew up in Jackson and attended Southside High School.

She married Carroll Douglas Williams on January 27, 1962, and they lived in Mifflin. Mr. Williams preceded her in death on October 29, 2021, after fifty-nine years of marriage.

She worked at Salant & Salant in Henderson, when her and Carroll met but later worked as a machinist at Porter Cable in Jackson from 1978 until 2006, when she retired.

She was a member of the Mason Wells Baptist Church.

Mrs. Williams is survived by four sons, Doug Williams (Chrystal) of Henderson, Mark Williams (Jeanette) of Henderson, Chris Williams (Kim) of Adamsville and Barry Williams (Jennifer) of Beech Bluff; two daughters, Lana Nelson of Finger and Shannon Rymer (Dusty) of Cleveland, TN.; twenty-four grandchildren and twenty great grandchildren; and two brothers, James Earl Cupples (Patty) of Pinson and Guy Wayne Hopper (Barbara) of Beech Bluff.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two brothers, Junior Cupples and Roger Hopper and her stepfather, Robert S. Hopper.           

Graveside services will be 11:00 AM Thursday, April 4th at Mason Wells Baptist Church Cemetery with Randy Pickens officiating.

The family will receive friends at Shackelford Funeral Directors – Crook Avenue 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Wednesday.

Shackelford Funeral Directors

Henderson, TN


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Service Schedule

Past Services


Wednesday, April 3, 2024

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Shackelford Funeral Directors - Henderson

304 Crook Ave., Henderson, TN 38340

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Graveside Service

Thursday, April 4, 2024

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Mason Wells Baptist Church Cemetery

825 Rocky Springs Road, Beech Bluff, TN 38313

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