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Lillian Ann Williams

Lillian Ann Williams, 70, passed away Nov. 18 at Sanctuary Hospice in Tupelo. She was born in Tishomingo County to Carl and Helen Sparks Long. She was a homemaker and member of New Bethel Baptist Church.

Services were Nov. 20 at 2 p.m. at New Bethel Baptist Church, Belmont, Miss., with Bro. Randy Smith officiating. Burial was in New Bethel Cemetery, Belmont, Miss.

Survivors are her son, Ryan Williams and wife Christy of Ripley, grandson Landon Williams and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband Herbert Williams, a son Jason Long and her parents.

Pallbearers were Larry Moody, Johnny Johnson, Nicky Newell, John Sparks, Jordan Graham, Dicky Sparks and Jeff Sparks.

Visitation was Nov. 19 from 6-9 p.m. at Deaton Funeral Home, Red Bay. She laid in state Nov. 20 from 1-2 p.m. at the church.

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