Susan Williams Jeffries

Born in Jackson, Tennessee on December 8, 1946

Departed on April 8, 2020 and resided in Franklin, Tennessee

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Susan Williams Jeffries: Age 73, 12/08/1946 – 04/08/2020- Franklin, TN

She is preceded in death by her husband, Clifford T. Jeffries III; Parents, Blake Williams Sr. & Mary Johnson Williams of Jackson, TN.

She is survived by her children, Christopher Blake Dilday (Chrissy) of Hopkinsville, KY and David Lynn Dilday (Jill) of Fairview, TN; grandchildren, Lewis Blake Dilday (17), Jacob Christopher Dilday (15), Emily Nicole Dilday (12), Donavan Lynn Dilday (12), Wyatt Stanley Dilday (1); brother, Blake Williams Jr. (Joan) of Jackson, TN

She graduated from Jackson High School in 1964. She graduated from Lambuth College with a B.S. in P.E & Mathematics and from Memphis State University with a Masters in Statistics. She was a Six Sigma Black Belt.

She became a math teacher at Kentucky Country Day School and then worked in Statistical Quality Control at South Central Bell/BellSouth for 25 years. She was on the Board of Directors at Southeast Financial Credit Union, was a founding partner of Quadrant One Group and an Adjunct Professor at Belmont University and the University of Alabama. She was a member of Daughters of American Revolution and member of Forest Hills Baptist Church in Nashville, TN. She was a childhood member of Girl Scouts, loved traveling, painting, spending quality time with family, telling the same stories 444 times, hugging necks, and “ne’er telling where the treasure be hid”

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Wounded Warrior Project or American Cancer Society.
A private burial will be at Harpeth Hills. The location, date and time of the memorial service will be announced at a later date.

9 Comments to Susan Williams Jeffries

  1. Rebecca Blankenship
    April 10, 2020 1:31 pm

    Praying for you David (and family). Mothers are so special, I know you have so many wonderful memories to cherish.

  2. Carol and Larry Prater
    April 10, 2020 5:32 pm

    Chris and David, We’re so sorry for the loss of your Mom!

  3. Debi Jones
    April 10, 2020 6:36 pm

    So sorry for your loss David and Jill. Praying for peace and comfort for you and your family during this very difficult time. We love you guys!
    Debi, Greg & Carolina Jones

  4. Mike & Rita Maness
    April 10, 2020 10:47 pm

    So sorry for your loss! We really enjoyed the times we spent with Susan, and I wish we had made more of them happen. We’ll never forget the Vegas trip and getting to know Chris. I hope to meet his family some day! Susan always loved to brag about her sons and their families. May God give you strength and comfort in the days ahead and may you never forget the memories of all the good times you shared,
    Mike & Rita Maness

  5. Brenda Jeane Sharpe
    April 11, 2020 12:09 am

    I am so saddened to hear of Susan’s passing! She & I worked together on a couple of projects at BellSouth & I came to respect & love her.
    I pray for all of her family during this time of great loss!

    Brenda Sharpe

  6. Michelle Waldgeir
    April 13, 2020 12:27 pm

    So saddened to hear of Susan’s passing. I enjoyed my time working with her on Flockgen. She was so generous with her time and advice. And, she loved talking about her sons and grand kids. I still use the set of scavenger hunts she shared with my own nieces. They love solving the word/math problems and turning the house upside down searching for the next clue.

  7. Jerry Cary
    April 15, 2020 9:12 pm

    I’m very saddened to learn of Susan’s passing. We worked together for South Central Bell in the Green Hills Office Building in the late 80s/early 90s. We had Jackson, TN in common. She was a fun person to work with and very smart. Your family has my deepest sympathy.

  8. Sondra Powell
    April 15, 2020 9:44 pm

    Susan was very kind and helpful to me at South Central Bell. You all have my condolences.

  9. Daniel
    June 13, 2020 8:29 am

    I extend my heartfelt condolences to the Jeffries family on your loss. Death is never easy, and it pains our hearts. Our loving God Jehovah is aware of this and he comforts us by means of his word the Bible. Psalm 34:18 says: Jehovah is close to the brokenhearted; May you be comforted by his words during your time of bereavement.

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