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Rita Williams, age 70

Rita Williams, 70, of Jacksonville passed away on June 25, 2019. She was born in Opelousas, Louisiana on November 15, 1948 to the late Henry Alexander Sr, US ARMY and Louise Mayo Alexander.

She is preceded in death by her grandparents, parents, a son Damon Williams, grandson Samuel Lee Johnson II, brother Henry Alexander Sr. and one sister, Jackie Marie Williams.

Rita leaves behind to cherish her memory her children Ted Williams (Shannon) of Little Rock, Brandi Williams and Valaire Williams both of Jacksonville; her grandchildren Malik and Mia Williams, Derrick Banks, Jr., Brylee and Samiyah Johnson, Keshawn and Keshara Mc Lennan, Tramale Wright, Jakiyla Robinson and Shemar Davis; siblings George (Linda) Alexander; Donald (Lorena) Williams; Louise Alexander Jackson; Bernice (Allen) Espree and Patricia (John) Mims. Also to cherish her memory is Aunt Olivia Roy and God-Child Constance Jackson as well as a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

Visitation will be Saturday, July 6, 2019 at 12:00 P.M. Funeral services will be at 1:00 P.M. at A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas. 501-982-3400.  Burial to follow at Arkansas Memorial Gardens, North Little Rock, Arkansas


  • Linda Stringfellow Posted July 3, 2019 12:56 PM

    I will miss you Rita Williams

  • Theresa Stephens Posted July 3, 2019 3:22 PM

    Theresa Mayo Stephens.

  • Mary Jane Willis Posted July 3, 2019 11:41 PM

    Rita Williams was a good friend I will miss talking to you on the phone love you to the Moon and back R.lp Rita

  • Constance M.Jackson Posted July 4, 2019 11:03 AM

    Condolences to your family 🙏❣️ I will miss you and love you forever and always cherish time spent with you ❤️ and our endless conversations you were the best mom / aunt RIP love

  • Mary Jane Willis Posted July 5, 2019 7:14 PM

    I will miss you my friend

  • D. Elaine Rodgers Posted July 6, 2019 2:22 AM

    Praying strength & peace for the family during this difficult time! I will miss our long talks & your words of wisdom! You were so humble, never complained even though you were going through! Til we meet again, Love Always!💜🙏

  • Ruth Walters Posted July 8, 2019 7:56 PM

    I will miss you my friend and I will always treasure our friendship. You were a very giving and generous person. RIP

  • Diane Brice Posted July 9, 2019 12:11 AM

    To be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord. May God keep you and your family always. I loved Rita, she was such a wonderful person. Just know she is in Total Peace Now because of sweet, sweet, Lord and Saviour.

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