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Founder of historically Black cemetery in Archer dies at age 96

Published: Apr. 14, 2021 at 11:45 PM EDT
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ARCHER, Fla. (WCJB) - A pillar of the Archer community passed away earlier this month.

Clyde Williams, founder of the Bethlehem Methodist Episcopal Cemetery Restoration Organization, died at the age of 96 on April 8..

Williams organized the cemetery at the beginning of the decade, and it’s the resting place for numerous WWI and WWII veterans, along with African-American slaves.

Williams also was a teacher for 36-years, educating young minds at Archer Community school and Santa Fe College.

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