- [S4] Knoxville News-Sentinel (Tennessee), 21 Jul 2001.
WILLIAMS , JANICE MURPHY - 73 of Maryville, died Fri. July 20, 2001 at the UT Medical Center. She was a member of East Alcoa Baptist Church and of the Order of Eastern Star, Acacia in Knoxville. She retired from Alpha Industry as a seamstress after 32 years of service. Preceded in death by husband, Ronald D. Williams ; son, Michael Stafford; parents, Daniel R. Murphy & Charlsie "Granny" Smith; brother, Rev. Dan Murphy; sisters, Pat Ross, Erma Murphy, Bobbie Jo Murphy, Georgie Hayes. Survivors include; daughters and sons in law, Susan & Gary Lankford of Fall Branch, Tenn. Sherry & Kenneth Best of Maryville, Georgia & David Carson of TX; daughter, Eleanor Cooper of New York; grandchildren, Renee Best, Lynn Best, Tara & Travis Farley, David Carson; great grandchildren, Christopher Best, Katie McFalls, Sarah Carson; sister, Frances Gross of Knoxville; several nieces and nephews. Service will be at 3 p.m. Sun. July 22, 2001 in the Trinity Chapel of Smith Mortuary with Rev. David Randolph officiating. Interment in Caylor 's Chapel Church Cemetery with Rev. William Conner officiating. Family will receive friends 1-3 p.m. Sun. July 22, 2001, Trinity Chapel, Smith Mortuary 983-1000.