Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Oliver Deward Williamson

Tennessee Highway Patrol, Tennessee

End of Watch Friday, March 21, 1952

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Reflections for Sergeant Oliver Deward Williamson

The promise... Always honored, never forgotten.

Sgt. T. J. Jones
Greater Cleveland Tranist Police Department, Ohio

March 21, 2015

Thank you for your service Sir, You were a true Hero helping people in need. All in a days work for you Sir and you payed the ultimate price doing your duty. RIP

James Kotke
Civilian / Former Officer
WSF Park Police (Wi.)

March 21, 2012

To my cousin, Sgt. Oliver Devard Williamson, son of Luther Williamson and Lucy Adcock Williamson, you will live forever in the hearts and minds of those of us passionate about family history. We honor your service. I remember the night you were killed in the historic 1952 tornado while you were serving in Roellen near Dyersburg, Tennessee. I was a mere child, but remember that my grandfather Benjamin Blackmon Parrish and my uncle Ernest Parrish were going to Dyersburg to ascertain the needs of my grandfather's brother, William Daniel "Tucker" Parrish who was an employee of the Tennessee State Department of Transportation. They had to turn around at Roellen and come back to Medina because the roads were impassable. Little did we know that your life was taken while you were on duty that fateful and devastating evening. God bless you. There are those of us who remember.
Patricia Parrish-Lewis
Dialysis R.N.
Humboldt, TN

Patricia Parrish-Lewis, R.N.

January 6, 2012

Another year has passed and you are still admired and respectfully remembered in the hearts and minds of so many. My thoughts and prayers are with your loved ones and friends on this anniversary of your EOW. You will never be forgotten.

James Sheppard
Father of Jason L. Sheppard EOW 12/7/06

March 21, 2010

SGT. Williamson your work on this Earth as we know it is done. You are in God's Hands now brother. May you rest in peace.

SGT. Daryl Brewer
Clarksville Police Dept. Clarksville, Tennessee

December 20, 2009

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 57th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

March 21, 2009



February 29, 2008

It's been 54 years tomorrow and you are not forgoten.

Trooper Cory A Russell
Tennessee Highway Patrol

March 20, 2006

Rest easy Troop...

Tennessee Highway Patrol

January 30, 2006

I stop by this website often after the death of two dear friends with the NCSHP (Troopers Calvin Taylor E.O.W. October 3, 2001 and Anthony Cogdill E.O.W. May 30, 2003).

We all grieve over the lives lost in the line of duty. I hope you can find some comfort knowing that there are countless prayers that go out for your family.

Sergeant Williamson, you are remembered on this date of your death. You will always be remembered.

God Bless the men and women who continue to serve their communities in our great Nation.

...Gone, but never Forgotten....

Marti (EMT-Paramedic)
Haywood Co EMS (NC)

April 6, 2004

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