Memorial service for Dr. Williams at Miles College

Miles College choir director Dr. Bernard Williams died last Friday. {}Miles College will hold a memorial service to pay tribute to Williams.

"We are very deeply saddened by the loss of our friend, teacher and colleague, Dr. Bernard Williams who{}enriched the lives of so many Mileans who endeared him." said Dr. George T. French, Jr., President of{}Miles College. "Our prayers and our thoughts are with his family. He will definitely be missed."

Williams started working at Miles in 1998. {}At the time, the choir had just 32 members. {}He grew that to more than 100 today. {}He held a Bachelors of Music from Samford University and a Masters of Arts Degree in Education from the University of Alabama.

The service is planned for Wednesday, August 27, 2014, at 5 PM. {}It takes place on campus in the George T. French, Jr. Student Activity Center at 5500 Myron Massey Boulevard in Fairfield.