James M. Williams Jr. Fri, 02/17/2017 - 10:54am James Morris Williams Jr., 56, of Hawthorne, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, at his home following an extended illness. A ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today! Read more about James M. Williams Jr.