Dorothy was born in Jacksonville, Ill., to the late Wallace Tribble and Georgiann Greenleaf Tribble. She was of the Presbyterian faith and attended Wiley Presbyterian Church. Dorothy worked for the Rabun County school board as secretary for James Burdon for many years. She owned and operated the Rocking Horse antique, craft and consignment shop in Mountain City for a number of years. In her later years, she was very involved in the Oak Haven Retirement Community in Port Charlotte, Fla.
Dorothy is survived by: her loving husband, James “Jim” Williams of Mountain City; a daughter, Kim Williams Rolader of Clayton; two sons, Mark and Jill Williams of Evans and Scott and Tammy Williams of Hartwell; a brother, Ed and Jeannie Tribble of Springfield, Ill.; two sisters, Libby and Tim McIver of Port Charlotte and Linda and Sonny Zimmer of Jacksonville, Ill.; a half brother, Jim Kahrs of Pagosa Springs, Colo.; and four grandchildren, Seth Williams, Kaitlyn Williams, Kendall Williams and Hunter Rolader.
Funeral services were held Tuesday at Beck Funeral Home with the Rev. Alice Wood officiating. Burial followed at Harvey Cemetery.
The family has asked in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 2302 Parklake Drive N.E., suite 210, Atlanta, GA 30345-2896; 404-325-6973 or 800-476-4483; in memory of Dorothy Tribble Williams.
Beck Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. An online guestbook is available at http://www.beckfuneralhome.com.
The Clayton Tribune, Oct. 20, 2011