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Memorial services set for former Piggott football coach Carl 'Zig' Williams

Coach Carl "Zig" Williams (Source: Hoggard & Sons Funeral Home) Coach Carl "Zig" Williams (Source: Hoggard & Sons Funeral Home)
PIGGOTT, AR (KAIT) -

Memorial services will be held Saturday for a legendary Region 8 high school football coach.

For 10 years in the 1960s and '70s, Carl “Zig” Williams coached the Piggott High School Mohawks.

During his tenure, the Mohawks won 80 games that included a 27-game winning streak.

Williams, who was a native of Pollard, died Monday at the age of 85 in Mountain Grove, MO.

A memorial service will held Saturday, Nov. 19, at 1 p.m. at Hoggard & Sons Funeral Home in Piggott. Family will receive visitors starting at noon.

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