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Obituary: Jan Morris Williams

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Jan Morris Williams, 74, of Thompson’s Station, passed away on Sept. 10, 2019.  

Mrs. Williams was born in Trimble, Tennessee to the late Ray and Margaret Cook Morris. She received her bachelor’s degree from Grand Canyon University and was the owner and operator of Jan Williams School of Music, established in 1984 in Brentwood. There, she taught and directed a staff of teachers in piano, voice, guitar, percussion and children’s musical theatre. She was also the pianist and organist for 16 years with Christ Church Nashville.  

In her career, she did several recording sessions and accompanied an impressive list of performers. Today, heaven’s choir is much sweeter. Jan will be sadly missed by all.  

She’s survived by husband, George D. Williams; son, Jonathan D. (Rachel) Williams; daughter, Jana R. (Mike) Wilson; grandchildren, Gavin, Daxton and Macie Williams and Byron and Adelyn Wilson; brother, Vernon R. (Gayla) Morris; and brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Kenneth (Dixie) Williams, Sue (Melvin) Folmar, Cecil Williams, Linda Robertson and Steve (Janet) Williams.  

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019 at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home, Ron Becton officiating. Interment will be at Christ Church Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. on Friday and one hour prior to the service on Saturday at the funeral home.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be teachers and students of Jan Williams School of Music.  

Memorials may be made to “Sounds of Jan” c/o Franklin Synergy Bank.