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James Arthur "Jim" Williams
Birth: Dec. 11, 1930
Death: Jan. 14, 1990

Folk Figure. Savannah, Georgia, antique dealer, restorer of historic homes and gracious Southern gentleman brought to fame by 4 murder trials under Judge George Oliver, relating to the shooting death of Danny Hansford. Mr. Williams was cleared of charges and died of pneumonia and heart failure in the kitchen of his Savannah home, 'Mercer House' shortly thereafter. Author John Berendt penned a NY Times Bestseller "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil" based upon life in Savannah just prior to the murder of Hansford thru the trials and up to the time of Williams' death. 
 
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  Blanche Brooks Williams (1907 - 1997)

Cause of death: Pneumonia and heart failure
 
Burial:
Ramah Baptist Church Cemetery
Gordon
Wilkinson County
Georgia, USA
Plot: Next to mother, Blanche Brooks Williams
 
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Record added: Mar 08, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 8765
James Arthur Jim Williams
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James Arthur Jim Williams
Added by: Stanley R. Bennett
 
James Arthur Jim Williams
Added by: Stanley R. Bennett
 
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I never knew you when you were alive, but your spirit here is alive and well.Thanking you for saving down town savannah .
- Pam Chambers
 Added: Sep. 26, 2014
RIP, Jim Williams. Your story drew me to Savannah, a beautiful, gracious place I can't wait to see again.
- Dawn Law
 Added: Sep. 25, 2014
Someone is thinking of you
- Bell
 Added: Sep. 18, 2014
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