Obituary – Norma J. Williams (1919 – 2018)


Norma J. Williams of Waldron, Arkansas, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Saturday, December 8, 2018 in Waldron, Arkansas surrounded by her loving family. Norma was born April 8, 1919 in Ione, Arkansas to Thomas G. Lawson and Susie M. (Coburn) Lawson. Norma was 99 years and 8 months old.

Norma was known for the best chocolate pie around, and she enjoyed quilting and working in her flower beds and garden. Norma loved her family and all her relatives. Spending time with her family was Norma’s treasured memories.

Norma leaves behind to cherish her memory, one daughter, Shirley House and husband James of Waldron, Arkansas, one son James Williams and wife Carol of Mansfield, Arkansas and one daughter in law, Annette Williams of Reno, Nevada. Grandma, aka Granny, will forever remain in the hearts of numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. Norma will be missed by all that knew her and the many whose lives she impacted over the years.

Norma was preceded in death by her husband Burl Williams, her parents Thomas and Susie Lawson, two sons: Fredrick Ray Williams and David Gene Williams, one great grandson, Logan Wauldron, and one great grandson, Benjamin David Benson.

Norma’s life celebration will be 10:00 a.m., Monday, December 10, 2018 at the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansas with Rev. Jack Smith officiating. Interment will follow in the Carolan Cemetery near Booneville, Arkansas. Arrangements are being entrusted to the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansas.

Norma’s pallbearers will be Glen Boggs, Mike Metcalf, Steve Hattabaugh, Lonnie Sudberry, Dewey Williams and Lewie Williams.
Norma’s visitation will be Sunday, December 9, 2018 from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansas.

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Tammy Teague

Tammy Teague

Mansfield native, with roots in Scott County. Daughter, sister, wife and Christian. Education: 1995 MHS graduate; 1999 Arkansas Tech University Graduate - BA in Journalism. Career: Managing Editor - The Citizen; Copy Writer - Southwest Times Record; 20+ years experience in the news.

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