October 17, 1929, Craighead County, Arkansas.

Augugust 2, 2014, Murray, Kentucky.

Itawamba Memorial Gardens, Fulton, Mississippi.

William was the son of Henry Dawson Jeffcoat and Eunice Frances Swafford. He was educated at Itawamba Community College, Memphis State University; Freed-Hardeman College, Henderson, Tennessee; and the Harding Graduate School of Religion (now the Harding School of Theology), Memphis, Tennessee. His works include:

  1. Blessed Savior Firmly Guide Us
  2. Joyful Song, A
  3. When the Shadows Lengthen