William M. Fields, 76 of Ripley passed away Saturday, January 11, 2014 at Jackson General Hospital in Ripley following a short illness.

He was born February 10, 1937 at Kenna, a son of the late Hoyt and Margie Fisher Fields. He attended Grace Gospel Church.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers Bobby Lee Fields and Sammy Fields.

He is survived by a brother Buddy Fields; sisters Juanita Cummings, Geneva Miller, Orpha Butcher, Joyce Burchett, Linda Siders, Bonnie Raines and Brenda Walker.

Funeral Service will be 1 pm Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at the Waybright Funeral Home, Ripley with David Moore officiating. Entombment will be in the Jackson County Memory Gardens Mausoleum. Friends may call two hours prior to the service (11 am until 1 pm) at the funeral home.