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Jerald Williams, 77 years old, of Brookfield, Missouri, formerly of Milan, Missouri passed away Friday, September 29, 2023, at Life Care Center in Brookfield. 

Jerald was born February 6, 1946, in Milan to Merle and Evelyn (Richardson) Williams. He married Ruby (Ford) Williams, she preceded him in death. He is also preceded in death by: Siblings, Judy Chapman, Billy Williams, Larry Joe Williams, Dottie Hines, and Laverda Campbell. 

Jerald lived in Sullivan County for most of his life, he drove a rock truck for Eddy Motors in his younger years, then he drove a school bus for a while. Jerald enjoyed arrowhead hunting and collecting pocketknives. He spent hours on the phone with his cousin, Ed Kain. 

Jerald’s wishes were to be cremated and a private inurnment at Oakwood Cemetery in Milan will be at a later date. Ruschmeier- Smith Funeral Home in Milan is handling the arrangements.