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Lizzie Payton Williams

Funeral services were held Saturday, June 25, 2016 at Jordan Hill M. B.Church for Mrs. Lizzie Payton Williams, 91, who died Friday, June 17, 2016 at Forrest General Hospital, Hattiesburg, MS.  Brother Jeffrey King officiated with interment following in the church cemetery.  Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Lizzie Williams was born to the late Lonnie and Ardella Payton in the Springhill Community.  She later moved to the Oakvale community.  She was married to the late Willie Lee Williams and to this union ten children were born.

She was preceded in death by: son, Lonnie Williams; two daughters-in-law, Elsie Williams and Eva Williams; daughter, Dorothy Aultman; grandson, Bobby R. Aultman; two sons-in-law, Willie Lee King, Jr. and Willie Ray Aultman; two sisters, Margarite Smith and Estelle Dordian.

She is survived by: three daughers, Willie Helen (Newtie) Hawthorne of Detroit, MI; Joyce King of Escatawpa, MS and Jennifer (Milton) Bass of Oakvale, MS; four sons, Ronnie Williams of Port Wentworth, GA; Allen Dale Williams of Pascagoula, MS; LaVel (Rosetta) Williams of Prentiss, MS; Lester (Amber) Williams of Triange, VA and Phil Williams of Oklahoma City, OK; two sisters, Lurenda Cooper of San Antonio, TX and Mamie Fairley of Hattiesburg, MS; 26 grandchildren; 5 step-grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; 17 great-great grandchildren; many other relatives and friends.