Margaret Louise Williams of Waldron, Arkansas went to be with her Lord and Savior, Friday, December 11, 2020, in Waldron, Arkansas. Margaret was born December 12, 1928 in Elbing, Kansas to Louis Blair and Esther (Barber) Blair. Margaret was 91 years, 11 months and 30 days old. She was a longtime member of Union Hill Baptist Church in Union Hill, Arkansas. Margaret had strong faith and she lived by it daily.
Margaret was married to the love of her life, Ed for 65 treasured years. Together they raised their family and endured good times and bad but making each adventure a life lesson to learn from. Margaret was a sweet and kind lady with a love for the simple things in life such as front porch sitting and watching nature in its element. She enjoyed quilting, watching old western movies and travelling with Paw. But most importantly, Margaret loved her family and being surrounded by them. Family time together was priceless.
Margaret leaves behind to cherish her memory, her children: Johnny Williams and wife Loretta of Booneville, Arkansas, Bob Williams and wife Teresa of Greenwood, Arkansas, one sister in law, Ellen Mae Essman of McKinney, Texas and two nephews and three nieces. Grandma will forever remain in the hearts of her 16 grandchildren, 35 great grandchildren and 16 great great grandchildren. Margaret will be missed by all who knew her and the many whose lives she impacted including a host of extended family, friends and neighbors she loved dearly.
Margaret is preceded in death by her darling husband Ed Williams, her parents Louis and Esther Blair, two daughters, Linda Smith and Francis Waston, one son, Kennith Williams, one sister, Betty Patrick and one brother, Jes Blair.
Margaret’s graveside life celebration will be 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 16, 2020 at Union Hill Cemetery in Union Hill, Arkansas with Rev. Jason Franklin officiating. Interment will follow. Arrangements are being entrusted to the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkanas.
Margaret’s pallbearers will be Raine Shigley, Tommy Metcalf, Carol Franklin, Joe Franklin, Henry Paul Metcalf and Robert Page.
Margaret’s visitation will be Wednesday, December 16, 2020, from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Waldron, Arkansas.
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