On May 28, 2007, JAMES SAMUEL WILLIAMS, 78, of Baltimore, Maryland, passed away while vacationing with his son in Tucson, Arizona. He is survived by his only child, Brian J. Williams of Decatur, Georgia; sister, Ruth Saunders of Baltimore; brothers-in-law Albert Saunders of Baltimore, J. Allen Ball of Kilmarnock, Virginia and the Rev. John H. Cross of Decatur, Georgia; sisters-in-law Gladys Ball of Baltimore and Ruth Ball of Kilmarnock, Virginia; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. James S. Williams retired from the Baltimore City School System, and served in the U.S. Army. The family will receive friends on Thursday, June 14, 2007 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Union Baptist Church, 1219 Druid Hill Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21217. The funeral will be held at Union Baptist Church on Friday, June 15th with the wake at 10:00 AM and the funeral starting at 11:00 AM. Burial will follow at Arbutus Cemetery.