Cecil Ray Williams of Grove died Thursday, Oct. 25, 2007, at his home. He was 72.

Mr. Williams was born July 20, 1935, in Fayetteville, Ark., to Otis L. and Julia (Graue) Williams.

He was a mechanic for American Airlines for 25 years before his retirement in 1993. He was a member of Delaware Baptist Church.

He married Gail on June 18, 1955, in Farmington, Ark. She survives, of Grove.

Additional survivors include two daughters, Debbie Hoppis and Peggy Roberts, both of Tulsa; two sons, Gordon Williams of Fairland and Paul Williams of Kellyville; one sister, Genelle Harris of Bixby; three brothers, Vic Williams of North Little Rock, Ark., Otis Williams of Texas and Jerry Williams of Farmington, 11 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Worley-Luginbuel Funeral Home in Grove. Burial will be in Farmington Cemetery.