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Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel
Monday March 12th, 2018

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Visitation

Ruleville Baptist Church
Monday March 12th, 2018
11:00am - 2:00pm

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Funeral Service

Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel
Monday March 12th, 2018
2:00pm

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Dolly Williams

CLEVELAND - Dolly Smith Williams, age 87, of Cleveland, MS, went to be with her Lord on Friday, March 09, 2018 at the Indywood Estates surrounded by her family.
Visitation will be held Monday, March 12, 2018 from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM at the Cleveland Funeral Home in Cleveland.  Celebration of Life Services will follow at 2:00 PM in the Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel.  Interment will be at the North Cleveland Cemetery. Reverend Crocket Kennedy and Reverend Ken Harris will officiate the services.
Dolly was born on October 10, 1930 to Elmer Harrison and Delphia (Graham) Smith in Litton, MS.  She married Charles Edward Williams in 1950. Dolly was a hard-working caregiver for her family.  She  had worked at several area restaurants, including The T Room and Simmons, before beginning her career as a shipping clerk at Ruleville Manufacturing, where she retired in 1984. 
After her retirement, she continued working as a caregiver and some house cleaning jobs. Dolly was a devout Christian who enjoyed walking the streets of Cleveland sharing Jesus' love to all she met.  She was a loving giving woman who will forever be held in the memories of her many friends and family. Dolly was a long-standing member of the Church of God of Prophecy. Her hobbies, other than sharing her faith, were traveling to see her friends and family.  She was always on ready to take a trip. She also loved taking care of her many family members and especially her grandchildren. Special thanks is offered to Indywood Estates for the excellent care and supervision.
Dolly was preceded in death by her parents, Elmer and Delphia Smith; her husband, Charles Williams; infant daughter, Cathy Dell Williams; son, Sammy Williams and her 6 siblings; Lucille Lindsey, Delvine Freeman, Christine Williams, Norman Smith, June Smith and Charles Smith, Sr.
 Dolly is survived by Daughter, Mary "Sissy" Lancaster of Merigold, MS.  Daughter, Julie (Johnny) Garcia of Mesquite, TX.  Son, Al (Melanie) Williams of Shaw, MS.  Son, Charlie "Mike" (Myong) Williams of Cleveland, MS.  Son, Tony (Kimberly) Williams of Mesquite, TX.  14 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers are Casey Williams, Adam Williams, Jonathan Williams, Daniel Smith, Brian Williams and Mason Moore. Honorary pallbearers are Justin Daniels, Dillon Williams, Zachery Moore and Nathan Moore.
Memorials may be made to St Jude's Children Research Hospital 501 St Jude Place Memphis, TN 38501.
Cleveland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. The online guest register may be viewed and signed at www.clevelandfuneralhome.net

 

  


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I feel so blessed to have known Dolly. She was such a sweet, sweet lady!

Beverly Fioranelli Mar 17 2018 12:00 AM

I have many fond memories of Dolly. I feel so blessed to have known her!

Beverly Fioranelli Mar 17 2018 12:00 AM

I am so sorry to hear about Dolly. I wish I could have been there. Please know that you all are in my prayers. I love your mom. Prayers for days ahead.

Gloria Harrison Thompson Mar 14 2018 12:00 AM

Condolences to the Williams' family and friends. Death is an enemy that take those we love and leave much pain and emptiness of heart. Almighty God (Psalm 83:18) will soon remove all pain, suffering and death forever. Giving a life of joy with the resurrection of our dear loved ones from the memorial tombs. Yes, this will be a reality with eternal blessings on a paradise earth. Please read Psalm 37:29; John 5:28 & 29 Revelation 21:4, for a brighter hope for the future.

VG Mar 12 2018 12:00 AM

We love you and will miss you. Our thoughts and prayers are with you on this difficult day.
Mike, Louise and Janie Palacios

Palacios Family Mar 12 2018 12:00 AM

Sending prayers she will be greatly missed

Linda Witt Farmer Mar 11 2018 12:00 AM

One special lady that no one could ever forget

Judy haines Mar 11 2018 12:00 AM

You will be miss sister Dolly . Such a sweet lady

Crystal leopard Mar 10 2018 12:00 AM

I light this candle in memory of a sweet lady who will be missed

Crystal leopard Mar 10 2018 12:00 AM

Ms Dolly never met a stranger and loved everyone. She will be deeply missed. Im so blessed to have known her.

Sophia Moody Mar 10 2018 12:00 AM

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