Funeral services for Lavon Williams will be held 11 a.m.,  Saturday, July 15, in Brown's Home for Funerals Chapel.

Funeral services for Lavon Williams will be held 11 a.m.,  Saturday, July 15, in Brown's Home for Funerals Chapel. Rev. Izah Broadus will officiate. Visitation will be  Saturday, July 15 from 10 to 11 a.m.,  prior to the service. 

Lavon Louise Williams was born Dec. 15, 1961 to Lula Mae Williams and Herman Powell in Marianna.

Lavon received her education from Central High School. She later moved to Saginaw, Michigan where she worked for Burlington Coat Factory. Her co-workers and customers loved when Ms. Lavon was at work because she kept a smile on their faces. 

She loved shopping and going to garage sales. She later moved back to Helena-West Helena from Michigan to be closer to her family.

Lavon is preceded in death by her father, Herman Powell, a grandson, Derrius Cooper, a sister, Christine “Tina” Angel, cousin, Billy Williams, a grandmother, Janie Williams, and an aunt ,Bereatha Williams.

Lavon transitioned to her final resting place on July 4, 2017, in Memphis, Tennessee surrounded by her family.

Lavon leaves two children, Tarrance Williams of Nashville, Tennessee and Laportsher Ewing (Derrian Cooper) of Wyoming, Michigan; her mother, Lula Mae Bailey of Helena-West Helena; three grandchildren, Alexis Ewing, Condoleezza Williams and Tarrance Williams, Jr.; two sisters, Marilyn (Roosevelt) Smith of Pearland, Texas, Amanda Williams of Helena-West Helena; two brothers, Nathaniel (Melissa) Bailey, Jr. of Fayetteville, North Carolina, Ron (Jacque) Bailey of Atlanta, Georgia; an uncle, Elgie( Willie) Williams of Helena-West Helena; two aunts, Zemolia Williams of Little Rock and Ella Terry of Texas; a special friend, Lazaree Williams of Saginaw, Michigan; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Family and friends may sign the guestbook at: www.eternallightfuneralservices.com