Mary Jayne Williams, 99, a lifelong resident of Commerce passed away on Saturday, August 27, 2022 in Commerce. Graveside service will be on Tuesday, August 30, 2022 at 11:00 A.M. at Rosemound Cemetery with Dr. Richard Plunk officiating.
Jayne was born April 21, 1923 in Commerce to Pearl Duncan and William Walter Smith. She married Robert Louis Williams on July 3, 1945.
She graduated from ETSU Training Scholl and ETSU (now TAMU-C). After graduation she began a career in medical administration for the next 42 years. She was one of the owners of the Commerce Medical & Surgical Hospital which was later purchased by the Hunt County Hospital District. Upon retirement she served on the Board of Directors of the Hunt County Committee on Aging, now the Senior Citizen Resources and on the board of Directors of the Hunt County Regional Medical Center.
Jayne was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Dough Rollins Sunday School Class, Wolfe City Book Club, Sigma Zeta Chapter of Chi Omega Sorority and honorary member of Coterie Culture Club.
She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, five sisters and an infant brother.
Surviving Jayne is Denise Myrick and family. Denise always considered Jayne as her second mom and has been her devoted caregiver for many years.
Memorials may be given to the First United Methodist Church of Commerce or the Rosemound Cemetery Association.