Bryan Scott Williams

A memorial service for Bryan Scott Williams, 49, of Coffee City will be on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, at 10 a.m. at Bethel Bible Church in Tyler with Pastor Larry Bewley officiating.

Bryan departed from this life to Heaven with the Lord on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, under the excellent care of The Hospice of East Texas.

He was born Jan. 22, 1964, to Glenn and Dianne Williams in Richardson.

For many years, Bryan served his community and his beloved church as a motivational speaker and a source of encouragement to all who knew him. Bryan was a cherished father, served as a volunteer firefighter for the Coffee City Fire Department, and was a member of Lake Community Baptist Church.

Bryan was preceded in death by his brother, Capt. Kevin Williams.

He is survived by his daughter, Briana Williams; parents, Glenn and Dianne Williams; sister, Dianna Wilkerson; and brother, Mark Cole.

Visitation with the family is scheduled at 9:30 a.m. at Bethel Bible Church, 30 minutes prior to service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Jessica Cole Foundation, 3501 Primrose Ave., Greensboro, N.C., 27408 or at

Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on Feb. 14, 2013