Danny was preceded in death by his parents; a grandchild, Stephen Robert McWilliams Jr.; a son, James Daryl Ponder; a brother, Bobby Lynn McWilliams, and a nephew, Jay Wesley McWilliams.
Survivors include his wife Helen (Fleming) Ponder-McWilliams; two sons, Stephen Robert (Rachel) McWilliams of Byron, Ga., and Kirk Dewayne (Kathy) Ponder of Wynne; a daughter, Gwendolyn Marie (Beri) Platz of Hawkinsville, Ga.; one nephew, James David (Amber) McWilliams of Jonesboro; 22 grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 10-11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 9, at Roller-Farmers Union Funeral Home, 1900 West Washington Avenue in Jonesboro with memorial service beginning at 11 a.m. with Rev. Jack Vu officiating. Burial will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery.
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