Jimmie Louise (Ward) Williams

July 8, 1936 ~ September 15, 2018 (age 82)

Williams, Jimmie Louise (Ward)


Jimmie Louise Williams, age 82, formerly of Fort Walton Beach and Crestview, FL, passed away peacefully at her home Saturday, September 15th, in Gulf Breeze.  She was born on July 8th, 1936, to Guy Timmons and Jimmie Christine (Garrison) Ward in Burlison, Tennessee.


Jimmie owned Tropical Beauty Shops I & II, and later Colony Estates Beauty Salons in the early 1960’s through the 80’s.


Jimmie spent many hours donating her salon services on behalf of the local beauty pageants and was an avid supporter of the FWB Junior Woman’s Club.


She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles T. Williams and son Michael Guy Murphy.


Survivors include a sister, Rev. Gail Paul, sons, Timothy C. Murphy,  Kevin P. Murphy (Karen),; grandchildren, Rachael Murphy, LT Sam C. Murphy (Amanda)  , LT. Scott T. Murphy (Chelsea) of Norfolk, VA, , Joshua Lee Murphy (Kayla), PVT Christina Ona Murphy, Lynsey Miller,; great-grandchildren, Emma Grace and Hallie Lee.


Visitation Sunday 9/23/2018 3-5pm at

Whitehurst-Powell Funeral Home

Crestview, FL


Graveside Services will be held at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, near Defuniak Springs, FL on Monday, September 24th, at 10 a.m.  


Arrangements are entrusted to Whitehurst Powell Funeral Home in Crestview.  Guest book and condolences are available online at


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