Clyde Howard Williams was born December 3, 1924, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, to Morris Samuel and Hazel Gladys Humphrey Williams. He died Wednesday, April 21, 2021, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, at the age of 96 years. Clyde completed his secondary education Tulsa and was a graduate of Will Rogers High School. He was a veteran of the armed forces having served his country honorably with the United States Army during World War II. He was married March 3, 1951, in Tulsa to Janet Addie Evans. They had made their home in Owasso, Oklahoma, since 1972. Clyde spent most of his working life as a postal clerk with the United States Post Office. He was strong in his Christian faith and was a longtime active member of Central Baptist Church in Owasso. He was also a member of the Owasso VFW Post #7180. Clyde enjoyed taking his family camping and going to the lake. He also enjoyed working and spending time in his garden. He was an accomplished artist and enjoyed oil painting, particularly landscapes. He especially enjoyed his role as “Grandpa”.
Those he leaves behind, who hold many cherished memories include:
Children; Ruth Murdock and husband Doug, of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
Jane Brown and husband Philip, of Tulsa, Oklahoma
Shirley Rolf, of Tulsa, Oklahoma
Scott Williams and wife Donna, of Owasso, Oklahoma
Son-in-law; Don Clark, of Owasso, Oklahoma
Grandchildren; Jonathan Jacobs
Jesse Jacobs and wife Regina
Joe Murdock, Jeanette Brown, Cody Clark, Aaron Clark, Brittney Herron,
Shannon Willard, Jamie Ashlock, and Jason Laderach
Great grandchildren; Raymond Gerrard and wife Nataly
Kyla Jacobs, Anikan Jacobs
Zachery Murdock, Madison Murdock
Victoria Herron, Emery Herron, Carson Herron
Brookline Willard, Caiden Laderach, Kenna Caye Laderach
Great Great grandchildren; Nicholai Gerrard and Gael Gerrard
Brother; John Williams and wife Alberta, of Muskogee, Oklahoma
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Janet, one daughter, Barbara Clark and brother Gene Williams.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 27, 2021, at Mowery Funeral Service in Owasso. Funeral service will be held 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 28, 2021, at Central Baptist Church in Owasso with Dr. Clayton Chisum officiating. Committal service and interment will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery in Tulsa. Arrangements and services were entrusted to Mowery Funeral Service of Owasso.