Published 3:10 pm Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Funeral services for Jacqueline (Sweetie) Williams, 54, of Prentiss
were held on June 29, 2019, at noon at the Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist
Church in Prentiss. Burial was in the church cemetery. Reeves Funeral
Home, Inc., of Mt. Olive was in charge of the arrangements. Pastor
Ozell White officiated the services and Pastor James Harrell Jr., was
Miss Williams died June 20, 2019, at Baptist Hospital in Jackson.
Honorary pallbearers were LaCarlos Williams, Chris Dace, Matthew
Burkett, C. L. Longino, Derek Rushing Sr., Oscar Bass, Derry Durr,
Johnny Maxwell, Calvin Rushing, McKinley Newsome and Bobby Weathersby.
Active Pallbearers were Jermaine Rushing, Desmond Williams, Travis
Lampton, Jason Gardner, Harry Williams Jr., Debyron Jackson, LaRundon
Jackson and Cory Williams. Flower bearers were classmates and friends.
She joined Mt. Zion MB Church at an early age and in later years
became a faithful member at Cathedral AME Zion Church in Jackson.
After her retirement, she fellowshipped with Zion Hill COGIC.
She graduated with honors from Prentiss High School in 1981 where she
was a member of the marching band. She attended Jackson State
University. She graduated from Draughton Business College. She had a
rewarding career in insurance and data processing. She retired from
Allstate Insurance Company in Jackson.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Glenn and Annie Mae Rushing
Williams; brother, Ezra Williams; and other family members.
Survivors include, children, LaCarlos (Keishara) Williams of McComb
and Kalesha Williams of Laurel; grandchildren, Khaliah, Chloe and
Kevone; brother, Harry (Bonnie) Williams and sister, Lisa Williams,
all of Prentiss; sister-in-law, Almeda Williams of Prentiss;
god-sister, Jewelene (Willie) Magee of Prentiss; special friend,
Donald Clark of Los Angeles, California; special comrades, Metricus
Strickland, Patricia Snell Neal, Shelia Maxwell and a host of other
family members and friends.