Elizabeth “Betty” Rae Whitfield Williams

Published 1:05 pm Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Elizabeth “Betty” Rae Whitfield Williams, age 86, of Picayune, Mississippi passed away Sunday, May 13, 2018.

Visitation will be held Friday, May 18, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at Picayune Funeral Home. A memorial service will follow at 11:00 a.m. at Picayune Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Bo Moller officiating.

Mrs. Williams was a resident of Pearl River County, a former Cosmetologist, a member of Salem Baptist Church.

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She is survived by her son, Keith Hershel Williams of Knoxville, Tennessee; daughters, Lana Kaye Briggs of Tennessee, Marsha Jones (Richard) of Picayune, Robin Dawn Harris (Jeff) of Hattiesburg, and Laurie Shawn Johansen of Picayune; brother, Toby Whitfield of Picayune; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Ray Bob Whitefield and Lucille Pearson Whitfield; husband of 65 years, Charles Hershel Williams; brothers, Paul Whitfield, and Doyle Whitfield.

In lieu of flowers the family request that donations be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

The family would like to give a special thank you to Halcycon Hospice who loved and cared for our mother.

Arrangements are under the direction of Picayune Funeral Home. Please visit our website for the obituary. You can leave an online condolence or share photos and memories. www.picayunefuneral.com