Obituaries

Lee Edward Williams

Prescott, AR

Mr. Lee Edward Williams was born in Little Rock, AR on August 13, 1948 to Elijah Williams and Ada Bell Franklin-Williams of Prescott, AR.

He was called to be with the Lord on June 18, 2019 in Arkadelphia, Arkansas.  Lee is preceded in death by his parents and younger brother, Leethell Williams.

Mr. Williams attended McRae High School in Prescott, where he graduated in 1968.  For 35 years, Mr. Williams worked at Firestone Building Products in Prescott.  He accepted the Lord at an early age and attended Macedonia Church on West Olive in Prescott.  He later moved his membership to Macedonia Baptist Church in the Boughton Community.  He was an active member at the church, where he served as a deacon, Sunday school/Class secretary and Benevolent Committee Participant. 

On August 15, 1970, he was joined in holy matrimony to Verna Rene Gulley-Williams.  To this union onion, one child was born, (Sherry Ann Williams-Lewis). 

Left to cherish his memory are his daughter, Sherry Lewis (James); two grandchildren, Gabriel Lewis and Patoreus Lewis; special friends, Verna Williams, Tonya Johnson, Mae Jean Colbert; special cousins, his Macedonia Family, and a host of cousins and friends.

Visitation will be 11am-5pm Thursday at the funeral home.  Funeral service will be held 1pm Friday, June 28, 2019 at Macedonia Baptist Church, 101 Nevada 236, Boughton, AR.  Burial will be at Deann Cemetery in Prescott.  Arrangements entrusted to Hicks Funeral Home, Inc.

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