Agnes Lanell Burt Williams

Published 9:28 pm Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Services for Mrs. Agnes Lanell Burt Williams, of Brookhaven, are 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, at Riverwood Family with interment at New Sight Cemetery.

Visitation is from 5 until 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 20, at Riverwood.

Mrs. Agnes Lanell Burt Williams, 91, went to be with her Lord on Feb. 18, 2019, at St Dominic’s Hospital. She was born on July 31, 1927, to the late Thomas Decatur Burt and Effie Inez McCaughlin Burt. She was bookkeeper and co-owner of Dickerson & Bowen and a member of First Baptist of Brookhaven, Woodmen of the World, Alpha Lions Club and LLL at First Baptist. Mrs. Williams enjoyed reading, gardening, games, golf, fishing, crocheting and knitting.

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Preceding her in death are her parents; husband, Wayne B. Williams; son, Sidney Wayne Williams; brothers, Hoover Burt and Julius Burt; and sisters Inez Thornhill and Opal Burt.

Those left to cherish her memory are her son, Lester O. Williams and wife, Deborah; daughters, Beverly W. Wise and husband, Reginald and Velma W. Estess and husband, Cecil; brother, Roffie Burt and wife, Joyce; sisters, Sandra Ratcliff, Barbara McCracken and Hilda Penner; She is also survived by nine grandchildren, Melissa Wise Philley, Matthew E. Wise, Mitchell W. Wise, W. Clint Estess, Justin R. Estess, Hannah Estess LaPorte, Caleb S. Williams, Courtney Williams Fetcko and Cassie Maude Williams; and 15 great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers memorial can be made to the First Baptist Church Brookhaven Senior Ministry, P.O. Box 589 Brookhaven MS 39602 or your favorite charity.

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