Elder Anthony Williams was born in Anniston, Alabama. He is married to Madalene Williams and is the father of two daughters, Ischia, and Katrich. Elder Williams has one granddaughter, Taya.
Elder Williams was licensed at his home church, New Home Missionary Baptist Church in Chattanooga, and ordained at the Main Street Baptist Church, in Lexington, Kentucky, by his pastor, Elder G. M. Spotts.
Elder Williams is a product of the Chattanooga Public School System, graduating from Brainerd High School. Elder Williams enlisted in the United States Navy after graduating high school, serving aboard the USS Semmes (DDG-14), home port, Charleston, South Carolina. Upon receiving an honorable discharge from the U.S. Navy, Elder Williams was employed by the Chattanooga Fire Department, retiring after 26 years of service.
Elder Williams previously pastored First Missionary Baptist Church of Bridgeport, Alabama, until he was called and sent to pastor the Greater Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, Chattanooga, TN. Elder Williams is a servant of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Elder Williams has a heart for God’s people, and he is blessed and honored to serve as pastor.