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Brian Williams

October 22, 1977 — January 5, 2023



Brian Williams, age 45, passed away Wednesday, January 05, 2023, in Cleveland, Mississippi.

 Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 13, 2023, at Cleveland Funeral Home. The Celebration of Life Funeral Service will follow at 11:00 a.m. in the Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Ken Harris will officiate the service.

Brian was born on October 22, 1977, in Cleveland, Mississippi to Sammy H. Williams and Judy Faye Warren Williams. Brian worked with his father Sammy Williams for many years doing carpentry and painting work. In his off time, he liked to watch NASCAR, go fishing, and listen to music. 

He was preceded in death by his father Sammy Williams, Mother, Judy Faye Warren Williams, Grandmother, Dolly Williams, and his Grandfather Charles Edward Williams.

 Brian is survived by his daughter, Sabrina Faye Williams of Carrollton, MS; Sisters, Samantha Bowen and Lauren W. Moody, and Amanda Woods all of Cleveland, MS;  Brother Josh Shaffer of Cleveland, MS. Brian also leaves behind a host of aunts, uncles, and cousins that will cherish his memory. 

In lieu of Flowers, the family has requested donations to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Cleveland Funeral Home has been entrusted with service arrangements. The online guest register may be signed at

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Friday, January 13, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

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Celebration of Life

Friday, January 13, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel

3463 Hwy 8, Cleveland, MS 38732

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